Man, 29, is arrested for shooting mother of six in rage after husband accidentally cut him while merging lanes
- Dejywan Floyd, 29, from Lumberton, NC, was charged with first degree murder and firing a gun into occupied premises
- Julie Eberly, 47, and husband Ryan Eberly drove down Interstate 95 on their way to a beach vacation
- While driving, their car unknowingly came close to the Floyd’s vehicle as they turned into a different lane
- Floyd then reportedly turned his window down and fired multiple shots into the passenger door, one of which hit and killed Julie Eberly.
A man has been arrested after allegedly shooting dead a mother of six on a North Carolina Highway after her husband failed to see his car merging lanes and accidentally cut it off.
Dejywan Floyd, 29, of North Carolina was charged in March with first-degree murder of Pennsylvania mother of six Jule Eberly
Dejywan Floyd, 29, of North Carolina, was arrested Thursday and charged with first-degree murder of Pennsylvania mother Julie Eberly, 47, in March.
Julie and husband Ryan Eberly drove down Interstate 95 in North Carolina on their way to a beach vacation.
Authorities say the couple’s GMC Yukon cut off Floyd’s Chevrolet Malibu while entering a different lane.
Police say Floyd immediately retaliated by firing multiple shots into the passenger’s side of the couple’s car.
According to Julie’s husband, there was no confrontation leading up to the deadly shooting.
“I didn’t give him the finger or bleep my phone or anything to make things worse,” Eberly said. Lancasteronline
Julie Eberly, 47, from Manheim, Lancaster County, leaves behind her husband and six children
Police say Floyd shot into the passenger side of the car. Eberly and her husband were in it after being accidentally cut off
Authorities say the couple’s GMC Yukon cut off Floyd’s Chevrolet Malibu while entering a different lane
Eberly says he switched to the right lane to get around a slower driver when he noticed Floyd’s Malibu riding on the shoulder.
He says the driver then rolled down his window and gestured to which he responded with an apologetic gesture and returned to the left lane.
According to Eberly, soon after he got it Malibu follows him before driving sideways, rolling down the window and shooting into his car.
I looked up. My car’s passenger window was shattered. My wife called my name, ”Eberly told Lancaster Online.
Police said Floyd drove away after the shooting and took exit 22 before crossing the bridge into Lumberton.
Julie died in a nearby hospital. Her husband was not injured in the shooting.
“This was an innocent Pennsylvania family taking a vacation to the beach. Fortunately, they had left their six children at home with grandparents, but now these children have to live with the thought of their mother being killed… in such a cowardly and meaningless way, ”Sheriff Wilkins said.
Eberly and husband Ryan Eberly were driving down Interstate 95 on their way to a beach vacation when authorities said she was shot and killed in a tantrum in North Carolina
A GoFundMe campaign launched to help the family create a memorial foundation in Julie Eberly’s name has raised more than $ 65,000
A GoFundMe founded by Julie’s mother-in-law to help set up a memorial foundation in her name has raised more than $ 65,000.
“We want to raise money to honor Julie and her life,” reads the description. Julie was a beautiful, loving, generous and giving person. We will use the money to help others and to give to the organizations close to her heart. ‘