IMPERIAL, Mo. (KSDK) - A 32-year-old man shot his 49-year-old stepfather during an argument Sunday afternoon, police say.
Deputies responded to the 3400 block of Henry Drive after receiving reports of a shooting. When they arrived, they found the victim, with gunshot wounds to his abdomen. He told police that he and his stepson, Nicholaus Lohrum, had gotten into a verbal altercation that became physical.
At some point during the fight, Lohrum fired a 380 pistol at the victim. The victim was later taken to an area hospital. Police say his injuries were not life threatening.
Lohrum has been charged with first degree assault, and is currently being held in the Jefferson County Jail on a $75,000 cash-only bond.