BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Police say a man has been charged with attempted murder for shooting his father.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office tells local news media that 28-year-old Henry Pugh Jr. was arrested Saturday morning after shooting his father in the shoulder. The incident occurred Friday night.
Authorities say Pugh told his father that he could not leave the house. When the victim tried to leave, Pugh shot his father in the shoulder.
Pugh’s father was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Pugh is being held at the Jefferson County jail on a $60,000 bond. It’s not clear whether Pugh has an attorney.