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Burlington police arrest man who allegedly fired shot at son during argument

Frank Reeves, Sr.

BURLINGTON, N.C. — Burlington police have arrested a man who allegedly fired a shot at his son during an argument, according to a press release.

On Sunday, Burlington officers went to 600 Trail Three in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, Frank Reeves Jr. and his girlfriend told officers that 58-year-old Frank Reeves Sr. fired a single shot from a pistol at his son during a fight over missing personal property.

No one was injured but the home was damaged by the gunshot.

Officers obtained arrest warrants for Reeves Sr. for assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, assault by pointing a gun, discharging a firearm in the city limits and communicating threats.

Burlington police had previously said they were searching for Reeves and that he was “armed and dangerous.” In an updated news release Monday afternoon, Burlington police said Reeves had been taken into custody and is being held in the Alamance County Detention Center under a $25,000 secured bond.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to contact the Burlington Police Department at (336) 229-3500 or Crime Stoppers at (336) 229-7100.