A 32-year-old Franklin County man has been accused of shooting and stabbing his mother Thursday afternoon.
Police arrested Jeffrey R. Herrell after they say he shot and stabbed his 52-year-old mother about 4:38 p.m. in rural Thompsonvile, according to a press release from the Franklin County Sheriff's Office.
Herrell was arrested on suspicion of aggravated battery with a firearm and attempted first-degree murder, the release stated. The Franklin County State's Attorney will review those charges before they are filed.
His mother suffered life-threatening injuries and was flown to an out-of-state hospital, the release stated. Her condition was not released Friday.
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No additional information was available Friday morning.
Police are still investigating the incident but do no believe there are additional suspects, officials stated in the release.
Dana Rieck: 618-239-2642, @ByDanaRieck