White Father and Son Charged After Chasing and Shooting at Black FedEx Driver Who Was Delivering Packages in Mississippi

FedEx driver D’Monterrio Gibson, left, listens to his mother, Sharon McClendon speak about her reaction upon hearing about the alleged assault on her son during a news conference in Ridgeland, Miss., Feb. 10, 2022. | Rogelio V. Solis/AP

A white father and son are facing criminal charges after allegedly chasing and firing at D’Monterrio Gibson, a 24-year-old Black FedEx driver, who said he was targeted while delivering packages in Brookhaven, Mississippi, on the evening of Jan. 24.

According to affidavits obtained by ABC News, 35-year-old Brandon Case, the son, has been charged with purposely, knowingly and feloniously attempting to cause bodily injury to Gibson after allegedly shooting at his delivery van.

While Gregory Case, 57, is charged with purposely, knowingly and feloniously conspiring with his son to commit aggravated assault after allegedly chasing Gibson with his pickup truck and trying to block him from driving away.

Gregory Case’s attorney, Terrell Stubbs, and Brandon Case’s attorney, Dan Kitchens, did not immediately respond to ABC News’ requests for comment, but according to the Brookhaven Municipal Court, both attorneys entered not-guilty pleas on behalf of their clients.

Gibson was not injured, but his van and some packages were struck with several bullet holes, according to a police report obtained by ABC News dated Jan. 25. Gibson and his supervisor at FedEx filed the report.

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SOURCE: ABC News