Man Allegedly Shoots His Son On Thanksgiving Over The NFL Protests

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According to North Carolina police, a man shot and wounded his son over a dispute about NFL players taking a knee during the National Anthem.

via AP:

Cary police say 21-year-old Esteban Marley Valencia and his brother argued during dinner about the athletes’ protest of racial injustice. News outlets report 51-year-old Jorge Luis Valencia-Lamadrid told officers Valencia then physically attacked his other son, so he retrieved a shotgun.

Valencia-Lamadrid said Valencia started throwing furniture and hit him in the face with a water bottle. He said he had been holding the gun by its pistol grip and squeezed the trigger. Valencia was hit in the hand and leg. He was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Valencia-Lamadrid was arrested and charged with aggravated assault. It’s unclear if he has a lawyer.

What’s your Thanksgiving disaster story from this year? I’ll wait…

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