Teen Arrested For Allegedly Shooting His Stepdad Over Fight About Washing Dishes

Photo Credit: Shreveport Police Department

A Louisiana teen was arrested for allegedly shooting his stepfather over a fight about washing dishes, NY Post reported. 

Police arrested Sha’mikel Jones, 18, at a home in Shreveport, Sunday. Officers said they responded to a call about a shooting on Melrose Street at around 10:30 a.m. 

When police arrived on the scene they found that Jones had shot his stepfather in the leg with a shotgun. The stepfather, who has not been identified, was taken to the hospital where he suffered non-life-threatening injuries. He is expected to make a full recovery. 

Police say the two got into a verbal spat after Jones

“refused to help wash the dishes and clean his room,”

reports state.

Jones is charged with second-degree aggravated battery and remains in jail as he awaits a bond hearing. 

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