Centreville man arrested for allegedly shooting his motherPublished 10:04am Wednesday, July 25, 2012
CENTREVILLE (AP) — A 20-year-old Centreville man is in jail and his mother is hospitalized after he allegedly shot her in the face.
Police Chief Jimmy Ray Reese said Thomas Dixon and his mother were arguing when the son allegedly shot his mother with a .410-gauge shotgun early Tuesday morning.
Reese says alcohol was probably involved.
Melissa Dixon is being treated at Field Memorial Community Hospital in Centreville.
Thomas Dixon was charged with aggravated assault and domestic violence.
He remains in jail with no bond set.
It’s not clear whether Thomas Dixon has an attorney.