DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Around 7:30 this morning, Davidson County deputies got a call about a disturbance at a mobile home on the corner of Pinehaven and Old Mountain Road in Lexington.
According to deputies, Ellis Ray Coleman made the initial call. When deputies arrived, they spoke to Coleman and his son Ellis Ray Coleman Jr.
Deputies say things escalated to the point where they were in fear for their lives. One of the deputies pulled out a gun and fired a shot hitting Ellis Ray Coleman Jr, 29, near his shoulder.
Nearby Central Davidson Middle School and High School were both put on lockdown as a precaution. The lockdown lasted about an hour, deputies confirm.
Ellis was airlifted from the scene to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem in critical condition. Deputies say charges are pending.