JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A Jones County man was arrested Monday for allegedly trying to shoot his own brother and threatening to burn his house down.
According to the Jones County Sheriff's Department, Zachary Pineda, 22, was charged with aggravated assault and domestic violence.
According to the deputy on the scene, the subject's brother said Pineda fired one shot in the air and threatened to shoot him, that's when their mother got in between both brothers and told Pineda he would have to shoot her first.
Deputies said Pineda denied ever possessing a handgun. They found a holster with a glock magazine attached near the wood line, but no handgun.
Pineda stated the incident resulted because of an alleged relationship with his brother and ex-fiancé.