PONCE DE LEON — A Ponce de Leon man is in custody after firing several shots at family members on Wednesday.
The Holmes County Sheriff’s Office responded around 2:15 p.m. to a 911 call in which a man reported Tony Lee Parsons III, 22, of Tony Parsons Lane, had fired several shots at him and his father, according to a news release from the Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies arrived on scene and took Parsons into custody without incident. They also made contact with the two victims, who had fled to a nearby pasture.
Further investigation revealed that Parsons had fired in the direction of the men following a verbal altercation that took place in a workshop on the property, the release said.
Parsons is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without attempt to kill, aggravated assault on a person 65 years of age or older, and firing a weapon/missile into a building.