Eden Valley Man in Jail Accused of Assaulting Father with Gun


An Eden Valley man is jail facing charges for allegedly assaulting his father with a gun.

The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office says the incident was reported at 12:20 p.m. Wednesday in the 34300 block of 617th Avenue, Eden Valley.

Authorities say the victim told law enforcement that his 55-year-old son took a gun away from him then threw him to the ground.

The victim said his son then put the gun to his neck and pulled the trigger but the gun jammed and did not fire.

The victim received minor injuries during the altercation that did not require medical attention.

The suspect fled the scene before deputies arrived. He was later arrested in Eden Valley without incident and is being held in the Meeker County Jail pending a court appearance.


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