A Vigo County man arrested after a Friday night family argument was in court Monday.
46 year old Brian O’Neal was arrested after police say that he fired a gun at the ground and at his son and he threatened to hurt himself.
O’Neal told the judge that his son had been disrespectful to his fiancé and when his son came at him he fired to shots into the ground in self defense.
He said that he did not intend to hurt himself or his son.
The judge told police to keep looking into the situation and everyone will be back in court later today.
O’Neal is currently being held on $25,000 cash bond.