Father shoots son, police arrest son
August 19, 2015
A man shot his son during an argument at a Santa Maria home Monday night, but when police responded, they arrested the son. [KCOY]
Around 11:10 p.m., Santa Maria police responded to a reported shooting in the 3400 block of Greenacre Drive. When officers arrived, a man at the residence told them that he shot his son.
The father said he and his son got in a heated argument, during which his son came at him with a knife. The man said he shot his son to stop the attack.
The son, 24-year-old Alberto Flores, suffered a bullet wound and non-life threatening injuries. He then fled, according to police.
Officers located Flores and arrested him for assault with a deadly weapon and making criminal threats.
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