THOMASVILLE, N.C. — A Thomasville man was arrested Sunday after a fight between him and his son ended with his son being shot in the shoulder, authorities said Monday.
The incident started shortly before 12:30 p.m. at a home in the 1100 block of Lambeth Street, Thomasville police said.
When officers arrived, they found Phillip Westley Lones, 26, with a gunshot wound to his right shoulder.
Phil Alexander Lones, 48, was then charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, inflicting serious injury, police said. The Loneses fought after Phillip Lones’ girlfriend was assaulted, police said.
Phil Lones also was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with minors present, assault on a female and discharging a firearm within city limits, police said.
Two children were in the home when the shooting occurred, but they were not injured.