DETROIT (WWJ) – A Redford man is behind bars, accused of shooting and wounding his son on Father’s Day.
The Wayne County Prosecutor’s office says 48-year-old Howard Lowry had an argument with his 16-year-old son at a home on Mercedes, near Inkster, at around 5 p.m. last Sunday — and things became physical.READ MORE: Science of Weather: Sea Life Michigan Turtles
Police said Lowry got upset when his other son, 23-year-old Marcus Ross, intervened. That’s when Lowry allegedly got his shotgun, and shot Ross twice in the stomach, while Ross’s 1-year-old son was standing by him, according to prosecutors.READ MORE: Motown Museum Set To Reopen This Weekend With Expansion Project Near Completion
Lowry was arrested at the scene while Ross was taken to a local hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound. He is expected to survive. The 1-year-old was not physically hurt.MORE NEWS: Senate GOP Facing Criticism Following Insulin Cap Vote
Lowry is scheduled to appear in 17th District Court in Redford Township on Wednesday for an arraignment on multiple charges, including assault with intent to murder and child abuse.