Man Shot by Grandfather After Charging Towards Him with Knife

Published 07/22 2014 10:58PM

Updated 07/23 2014 08:02AM

Garrett Cain, 26, and William Cain, 68.
Garrett Cain, 26, and William Cain, 68.
GARLAND COUNTY, AR – A man was airlifted to a local hospital after police say his grandfather shot him in the stomach.

Deputies with the Garland County Sheriff's Office were sent to the 100 block of Mayberry Lane around 8:20 Tuesday night to investigate a report of a shooting.

When they arrived, deputies learned that Garrett Cain, 26, and his grandfather, William Cain, 68, had been arguing in the kitchen when Garrett reportedly threatened William with a knife and charged towards him. That's when the older man fired a shot.

The sheriff's office said the wounded man is expected to survive.

uthorities do not know why the two were in an argument.

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