MOUNT AIRY, NC – Authorities say a North Carolina man has been arrested after two children were shot in an accident.
Surry County officials say 41-year-old Byron Donnell Green of Mount Airy is accused of attacking a lethal weapon with the intention of killing causing serious injury, discharging a weapon into an occupied property causing personal injury and attacks by point to a gun. Bond for Green was set at $ 600,000.
Investigators say a 9-year-old boy and a 7-year-old girl were shot Saturday afternoon after Green became involved in a rage accident with their father in the Flat Rock community of Mount Airy.
The children were driven to the hospital by their father. The boy was treated and released, and the girl was reported in stable condition after surgery.