Posted May 30, 2016 4:17 pm by Comments

By James England

SKAMANIA COUNTY, OREGON — A mother tried to defend herself and her son from an abusive ex through the use of a firearm. She brandished the firearm when an altercation turned ugly in Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

The family was allegedly on a camping trip when a fight broke out between the man and the woman, according to Skamania County Sheriff’s Office’s statement to the Columbian news. The man physically assaulted the woman, who then brandished her firearm in an attempt to stop him. He took the gun from her possession and suffered an unknown injury to his hand in the process. Micah Herrera, 36, of Medford, Oregon, then proceeded to force the woman and her son to drive him to a nearby medical center to receive treatment. She complied and once able to gain distance, did so and contacted authorities.

Herrera was booked for second-degree domestic violence assault, via strangulation, and for an outstanding warrant on his arrest.

This is a situation that went sour fast. People try to make-up and go on family excursions as a way to communicate and perhaps gain some understanding after a big falling out. That’s the best guess as to why someone would willingly …Read the Rest

Source:: Concealed Nation

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