UPDATE: Southwest, Virginia double shooting suspect captured in North Carolina

52 Year-old Greyling “Beany” Davis

GRAYSON COUNTY, VA (WJHL) – According to Grayson County Sheriff’s Office, authorities in North Carolina captured a man who was wanted in connection to a double shooting in Grayson County, Virginia.

The sheriff’s office said that 52-year-old Greyling “Beany” Davis was apprehended in Alleghany County, North Carolina.

Investigators say Davis crashed his vehicle as he was attempting to elude police.

On Sunday, authorities with Grayson County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting on Terri Lane in Galax, Virginia.

Upon arrival Deputies found David Patton of Pulaski and Karen Cates of Galax with apparent gunshot wounds.  Patton and Cates were taken transported to Twin County Hospital in Galax.

Cates was later transported to Baptist Medical Center in Winston Salem NC where she remains in critical condition.  Patton was treated and released.

According to authorities, Davis is an estranged boyfriend of Cates. Davis knocked on the door of Cates residence on Terri Lane in Galax, Virginia around 1:30 AM Sunday.  There was a protective order in effect prohibiting any contact between Davis and Cates.  Cates went to the magistrate’s office and obtained warrants on Davis for violation of the protective order.

Shortly before 8:00 a.m., Davis returned to Terri Lane, found Patton outside of the residence smoking a cigarette and forced him back into the residence at gun point.  Once inside the residence Davis shot both Patton and Cates.

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