A Richmond man has been charged with assault after police say he slammed his 86-year-old father's hand in a door, causing severe injury to his fingers.
The father told police that he picked his son, Jerry L. McGee, 45, up from the hospital after a moped accident. When they got to the home they share, McGee, who was intoxicated, told his father to leave, according to Richmond police.
“As the father was in the process of leaving, McGee pushed him out the door. The father grabbed the door facing to keep from falling, at which time McGee slammed the door on the father’s hand, injuring three fingers,” police said.
The father went to Baptist Health Richmond, where he got 14 stitches in one finger. He was transferred to University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital, where he was expected to have part of another finger amputated.
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McGee was arrested at the home Wednesday and charged with second-degree assault.