Craig Wilson, of Smith County, Miss. is in critical condition after being brutally beaten and shot by a family member, allegedly because his biracial grandchildren were visiting his home, reports WLBT.com.
“They called him some severe names and then they told him to leave and they chased him off his porch around his house and beat him with brass knuckles and shot him with his own gun,” said Julie Wilson, the victim’s sister.
Jeff Daniels, Wilson’s stepson, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and released on $20,000 bond.
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The family tells us his stepson, with his son, came to Wilson’s property screaming racist remarks at the family. The stepson, Jeff Daniels, and Craig Wilson allegedly got into a heated argument over his grandchildren. The family claims they threatened him, then beat him before shooting Wilson in the stomach.