EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A father in El Paso County faces charges after allegedly challenging his daughter to a duel.
Deputies arrested Robert Williams, 38, Wednesday after shots were fired at a home on South Calhan Road. Investigators say Williams was arguing with his daughter and it escalated.READ MORE: Suspect Said 'You're Killing Me' As Aurora Police Officer John Haubert Pistol-Whipped And Choked Him
Williams allegedly pulled a handgun and pointed it at his daughter and his wife. Authorities say that’s when he told his daughter to get a gun so they could duel. During a struggle both Williams and his daughter fired a shot but neither was hurt.READ MORE: Arson Investigation Underway After Fire At Thorncreek Golf Course
“As the wife and children fled the residence, the father then went to the shed to retrieve a shotgun and pointed it at his wife. She then grabbed the rifle, took the children to a neighbors house and called 911,” the sheriff’s office said in a statement.MORE NEWS: Tour New Olympic Museum In Colorado Springs With The Legendary Peggy Fleming
Williams now faces charges of felony menacing and child abuse.