ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — A Rockingham County man is facing charges in connection with a shooting that injured his brother, according to a news release from the sheriff’s office.
Cody Wayne Estep, 22, is charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury.
On Tuesday around 3 p.m., deputies were called to a home in the 1000 block of N.C. 770 on a report of a shooting.
When deputies arrived, they found Estep’s 23-year-old brother with a gunshot wound to the face.
He was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Deputies said the shooting happened during a domestic disturbance between the two brothers, who both lived at the home.
Estep was held in the Rockingham County jail under a $20,000 secured bond.