Son is charged after allegedly shooting his father

A late night shooting in Knox County Tuesday night leaves a father in a Tennessee hospital and his son behind bars.

Police say 33-year-old Nolan Harkins of Flat Lick showed up at 55-year-old Larry Harkins' home at the College Heights Apartments in Barbourville.

After an altercation, police believe Nolan Harkins fired three rounds from a handgun, hitting his father in the back.

Larry Harkins was flown to the UT Medical Center in Knoxville.

Nolan Harkins was arrested and charged with attempted murder.

He declined our request for a jailhouse interview.


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