UPDATE: Double shooting suspect arrested in Alleghany County




(Photo submitted) Greyling Dwayne “Benny” Davis


ALLEGHANY COUNTY-The Grayson County Sheriff’s Office just reported the apprehension of a suspect they believe is connected with a double shooting that happened Sunday morning.

That news was released by the GCSO shortly before 1 a.m. March 21. The agency said Greyling Dwayne “Benny” Davis, 52, of Grayson County, VA, was taken into custody by Alleghany County law officers early Monday morning after he crashed his car.

Police across northwestern North Carolina and southwest Virginia launched a manhunt for Davis early Sunday morning.

“They had a double shooting this morning,” Ashe County Sheriff James Williams said shortly before noon March 20. “One dead and looking for suspect.”

Davis, a registered Virginia sex offender since 1998, allegedly fled the scene of the shooting in a 2006 white Chevy Cobalt.

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(Photo submitted) Greyling Dwayne “Benny” Davis
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