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Kentucky man, 22, shoots mom after dispute over Xbox controller on Mother’s Day, officials say

A Kentucky man has been arrested after shooting his mother on Mother’s Day following a dispute over an Xbox controller he gave her as a gift, officials say.

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A Kentucky man has been arrested after shooting his mother on Mother’s Day following a dispute over an Xbox controller he gave her as a gift, officials say.

Highlights

  • Jacob R. Small, of Monticello, Kentucky, was charged with attempted murder, first-degree assault and second-degree criminal mischief.
  • Small told authorities he got into a verbal dispute with his mother over an Xbox controller he gave her as a Mother’s Day gift.
  • The mother was treated at the Wayne County Hospital and transferred to the University of Kentucky Hospital for further treatment.
  • Her condition is unknown at this time, officials say.
  • It’s not immediately clear if Small has a lawyer; it’s not clear if he’s been charged with a lawyer or why he shot his mother in the head, authorities said in a news release.