Man injured in Davidson County shootout with parents identified

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DENTON, N.C. – Three people were shot after a man exchanged gunshots with his parents at a home in Davidson County on Saturday.

Authorities responded to a shooting call at 3377 Summerville Church Road in Denton shortly before 4 p.m. Saturday, according to Davidson County EMS.

A man and his parents were arguing and the adult son shot at his parents, according to authorities. Officials said the parents got a gun and shot back at the son in self-defense.

The son who allegedly shot at his parents has been identified as Tracy Strickland.

All three were taken to the hospital where they will remain overnight, according to Davidson County Sheriff David Grice.

They were all alert and talking as emergency workers transferred them to the hospital.

The sheriff said the son sustained injuries to his chest, while the parents received injuries to their head region.

The Davidson County Sheriff’s Office, firefighters and emergency workers responded to the scene. The investigation is ongoing.