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.
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.
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.
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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