Tennessee man run over with lawnmower while trying to kill son with chainsaw; leg amputated

Tennessee man run over with lawnmower while trying to kill son with chainsaw; leg amputated
Douglas Ferguson. Sullivan County Sheriff

[Ed. – Family feud gone loco in Bristol, TN.]

Although the fight occurred on June 28, Douglas Ferguson, 76, wasn’t arrested until Tuesday because of injuries he suffered, which required amputation of a leg, the Sheriff’s Office said. …

An investigation by the Criminal Investigations Division revealed that Ferguson tried to attack his son, who was mowing the yard, with a running chainsaw, the release states.

During the attack, the son, who has not been identified, defended himself by running over his father with the mower, according to the release.

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Detectives said the two had a running feud.

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