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Trash dispute leads to son shooting his father

COLQUITT CO., GA (WALB) - A Colquitt County man is charged with shooting his father.

Jason McMullen got into a heated argument with Ronald McMullen Tuesday over some trash left in the front yard of their home left by neighbors on Sumner Road.

Deputies say the father struck his son with a metal pipe. Jason McMullen pulled out a gun and shot his father in the leg.

He's charged with aggravated assault.

“In the future his father maybe facing some charges also. It can range anywhere from battery to aggravated assault,” said Investigator Shannon Hart.

The sheriff's office is still investigating. Jason McMullen is out of jail on bond with orders not to contact his father.

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