A grandmother was arrested on charges of domestic violence after allegedly shooting her nephew in the leg, police in Alabama said.
Mobile Police said that they have arrested 79-year-old Ira Belle Peterson on Sunday morning, after shooting her nephew during an argument over $20.
According to the police investigation, the incident unfolded in the 400 block of Gaston Street around 9:30 a.m. The victim said that the suspect shot him once in the foot after an argument over money.
Peterson and her nephew lived together, and Peterson accused the victim of stealing $20. Peterson faces a charge of second-degree domestic violence.
The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment, and has since been released. It is unknown of the victim went back to the house of the suspect.