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LPSO: Holden man arrested after firing shotgun during dispute

3 years 3 months 3 weeks ago Tuesday, July 28 2015 Jul 28, 2015 July 28, 2015 5:25 PM July 28, 2015 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Brock Sues

HOLDEN - Sheriff's deputies in Livingston Parish announced a man accused of injuring a person with a shotgun during a domestic disturbance turned himself into authorities Monday night.

Investigators say 54-year-old Melvin Graham fired a 20-gauge shotgun onto the asphalt roadway in front of his Holden residence Monday night, and the buckshot ricocheted, striking an unnamed subject in the back of the neck.

According to deputies, Graham fired the gun during an argument over a civil-related matter over property belonging to Graham and his girlfriend. The injured subject was taken an area hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Graham was booked into Livingston Parish Detention Center on charges of aggravated battery and possession of firearm by a convicted felon.

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