Woman arrested in drive-by shooting


June 24 – HIGH POINT – A woman was arrested this week and charged with a drive-by shooting last month in which a bystander was injured outside a residence east of downtown.

Brianna Nicole Steele, 19, of High Point, was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Carolinas Regional Fugitive Task Force on Tuesday at a house in the 600 block of Granby Avenue, according to an arrest report from the High Point Police Department.

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The arrest stems from what police called a “domestic incident” in which three people assaulted a man inside a residence on the 700 block of Commerce Avenue on the evening of May 26, police said. . The three left in a vehicle, but the vehicle quickly returned and stopped in front of the house, and someone in the vehicle fired shots in the direction of the house.

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A woman sitting outside the house, who was not the intended target, was shot. Police said she was taken to hospital and treated for injuries that were not considered life-threatening.

Steele is charged with one count of discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling and two counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill causing serious bodily harm, police report.

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Steele was taken to Guilford County Jail in High Point, where she was being held Thursday. Steele’s bond was $175,000, according to the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office.

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