Fathers Bond Set After Shooting Son

POSTED: Tuesday, March 10, 2009 - 8:03am

UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 11:32am

Updating a NewsCenter 23 story you saw on Friday, a man arrested for shooting his son in the leg went before a judge on Monday morning.

59 year-old Roberto Rodriguez is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and his bond was set at $20,000 dollars. The shooting happened Friday afternoon at a apartment complex on Coffee Port road in Brownsville. Police say Rodriguez got into an argument with his 27 year-old son and ended up firing two shots into his leg.

Officers believe alcohol is a factor in the case and the son is recovering from the shooting.

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