ITAWAMBA COUNTY, (WTVA) - A domestic dispute in Itawamba County left one man shot Monday night.
Sheriff Chris Dickinson said it happened at a home on Floyd Collum Road in the northeast part of the county.
He said a man was beating up his girlfriend when the man's father shot him in the leg. The man then tried to run away but was caught by deputies about a mile down the road.
Sheriff Dickinson said the man is being treated at the hospital in Tupelo before he is formally booked into Jail. He said the man could face an assault charge.
The man's girlfriend is being treated at a hospital in Red Bay, Alabama.She has been released.
Sheriff Dickinson says the man is not pressing charges against his father.
On Tuesday, the sheriff's department identified the man as Donald Six, Jr., 43. He's charged with felony domestic violence, as well as other misdemeanor charges.
Six's bond is set at $10,000.