Police arrested a man Tuesday night after they say he shot his adult son in the leg.

Jimmy Barrett, 58, is being held in the El Paso County jail on suspicion of second-degree assault and prohibited use of a weapon, police reported. His son was brought to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

Officers responded to the shooting at about 6:25 p.m. in the 5300 block of Smokehouse Lane, police reported. 

Barrett's bail was set at $10,000.

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