Report: Man shoots adult son with birdshot from shotgun in Jacksonville

Report: Man shoots adult son with birdshot from shotgun in Jacksonville

A Jacksonville man was arrested after he shot his adult son in the face with a birdshot from a shotgun, according to a police report.

Larry Kirk Rhoden, 52, was arrested on Monday after his 31-year-old son came to UF Health Jacksonville with a bullet wound to the side of his face.

His son told officers that his father shot him with a bird shot after an argument.

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Officers interviewed several people at Rhoden's home on Busac Avenue.

They said they heard a single shot and found the 31-year-old with a gunshot wound to the head.

Officers found a .410 shotgun inside one of the rooms at the home.

Rhoden was arrested and charged with domestic aggravated battery and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon from a 1997 case.