Grandfather shoots grandson in Garland County

GARLAND COUNTY, Ark. (KTHV) - According to the Garland County Sheriff's Office, a grandfather shot his grandson in the abdomen on Tuesday evening.

Lt. James Martin said that upon arrival, deputies learned that a 26-year-old and his 68-year-old grandfather were arguing in the kitchen.

The young man reportedly threatened his grandfather with a knife and then charged at him. The grandfather is said to have then shot his grandson once in the abdomen area. He was air-lifted to a local hospital with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries.

At this point, no charges have been filed, however, the investigation is on-going.

More information will be added to this story as it becomes available.


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