2 shot at home where attempted murder suspect lives

Published 12:58 pm Tuesday, January 17, 2023

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By Mike Barnhardt

Enterprise Record

Two people were shot Sunday evening near Mocksville, and the Davie Sheriff’s Office is seeking help in solving the incident, but releasing little information.

The incident was reported at the residence of John David Keller, who is in the Davie Detention Center awaiting trial for attempted murder in what Sheriff J.D. Hartman called a road rage incident that occurred 11 days earlier.

Deputies responded to a shots fired call at 7:10 p.m. Sunday in the Deer Run mobile home subdivision off US 64 East in Mocksville. They found two gunshot victims.

Sheriff’s Capt. D.J. Smith said the suspect(s) went purposefully to one residence, that it wasn’t a random drive-by type shooting. One victim was at the residence, the other a neighbor who heard the commotion and somehow got involved.

Both victims were taken to Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. One suffered a gunshot to the upper thigh, the other a woundto the upper arm. They are cooperating, said Chief Deputy Brian Jacobs, and told investigators they did not know the suspects.

The sheriff’s office is not yet releasing the names of the victims, or a possible description of the suspects. They ask anyone with information to call 336-751-6238.