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He Shot Him Over WHAT?!? Cops Say Man Fired Gun At Son's Butt In Fight Over Orange Juice

Man Shoots Son Butt Orange Juice

Mar. 23 2015, Published 2:21 p.m. ET

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Baton Rouge police say that a 58-year-old man admitted to shooting his son in the behind after a fight over the lack of orange juice in their home.

Eldridge Dukes could be up on charges of attempted manslaughter and illegal use of a dangerous weapon in the wake of the fight, authorities said.

Family members told police that the squabble got physical after the son, 18, smashed a porcelain vase. At that point, Dukes armed himself with a .357 caliber handgun, and went after his son, firing the gun three times, one of which hit the son in the rear end.

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The son was taken to Baton Rouge General Mid City Hospital; his injuries were not life-threatening, officials said.

Dukes remains in custody at East Baton Rouge Parish.


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