Police Say Father Shot Son

By Ashley Doerzbacher

Published 06/28 2014 06:17PM

Updated 06/28 2014 06:35PM

LAKEMONT, BLAIR COUNTY - One person was shot and another was taken off in police custody Saturday evening.
The shooting happened at just before 5:30 PM 729 Shand Avenue, just down the road from PNG Field.
According Logan Township police, Jeffrey Bowers, 63, shot his son, Richard Bowers, 31, through a bedroom door in the ankle.

Police say Jeffrey was intoxicated and wanted to leave. When Richard wouldn't allow him, Jeffrey went into the bedroom and got a handgun.
Jeffrey is facing charges of aggravated assault and terroristic threats. Richard was taken to UPMC Altoona with non-life threatening injuries.

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