A 79-year-old man is accused of shooting his son because he had been playing his guitar for too long.
Fred Hensley, Sr. faces felonious assault and domestic violence charges.
Hensley, Sr. told police he shot his son Fred Hensley, Jr. with a .380 pistol Sunday because he’d been playing guitar for over an hour, according to court papers. KATU reported.
He allegedly said he was only trying to shoot the guitar but hit his son in the side of his stomach.
Hensley, Jr. then assaulted Hensley, Sr. while waiting for emergency crews to get to the family’s Mohler Road home.
A judge ordered Hensley, Sr. held on a $60,000 bond.