CABARRUS COUNTY, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - 'My daddy's dead. My daddy's dead.'
That's what the wife of Greg McKee, the man shot at a rest stop on I-85 two years ago in Cabarrus County, says her five-year-old daughter said to her when she saw her father lying in a pool of blood. McKee was in court on Monday to testify.
Terrell Thomas is on trial in connection with the shooting. His co-defendant, Darren Manuel, who both the prosecution and defense identify as the shooter, has already pleaded guilty.
"I heard this bam,” Terrie said as a shot rang out while she was outside and her husband was in the rest room at the rest stop.
McKee says she passed two men running out as she and her children frantically ran in the rest stop. The shooting paralyzed Greg from the waist down.
Terrie McKee said on the stand "it's in my nightmares. I live with it every single day.
Click through the links below to explore our previous reporting on this case:
- Heightened security at court as trial for man who shot, paralyzed father of 4 begins
- Sheriff's Office: Second suspect arrested in I-85 rest area shooting
- Person of Interest in Custody for Rest Area Shooting
- Gastonia church remodels home for rest-stop shooting victim
- Father of 4 paralyzed in I-85 rest stop shooting