Nebo Shooting Investigation
A McDowell County man is in critical condition and his teenage son is behind bars accused of shooting him. 17-year-old Sonny Smith is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill or inflict serious injury.
Investigators say a dispute between the father and son escalated to the shooting. It happened off Fairview Road in Nebo around 11:30 p.m. Monday. Investigators say Sonny Smith shot his father, Brian Smith, twice in the torso.
A neighbor who ran to the scene says the teen admitted he did it. Deputies took the teen into custody without incident. Brian Smith was airlifted to Mission Hospital.
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McDowell County Shooting