Domestic Dispute Between Father and Son

WTVY responded to a domestic violence dispute at the Houston County Courthouse parking lot.

An Elba man and his son allegedly got in to a fight.

According to the Dothan Police, the son got upset with his father for smoking a cigarette.

When his father refused to put the cigarette out, the son threw punches.

The father threw punches in return, and that is when the son went to the back of a truck and pulled out a machete.

The father was able to take the machete away from the son and called the police.

According to police, the son is mentally handicapped.

He previously was in a group home and had been in trouble for attacking a worker there.

We will have more on this story at 5 and 6.

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