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Uncle accused of gashing nephew's neck with bar glass

A fight between an uncle and his nephew at a Miltona bar ended with an ambulance ride to the hospital and an arrest Saturday. Douglas County sheriff's deputies were called to a bar fight at the Miltona Liquor Store at 9:44 p.m. where they found S...

A fight between an uncle and his nephew at a Miltona bar ended with an ambulance ride to the hospital and an arrest Saturday.

Douglas County sheriff's deputies were called to a bar fight at the Miltona Liquor Store at 9:44 p.m. where they found Shawn Allen Christensen, 36, of Miltona inside the bar, bleeding from a large gash to his neck.

Deputies learned that Christensen and his uncle, Scott Paul Christensen, 45, of Forada started fighting in the bar and during the altercation, Scott struck Shawn in the neck with a bar glass, according to the sheriff's office.

Shawn Christensen was transported to the Douglas County Hospital Emergency Room by North Ambulance.

Deputies located Scott Christensen at his residence where he was placed under arrest on assault charges. He was taken to the Douglas County Jail to await his court appearance.

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The Douglas County Hospital informed deputies that Shawn Christensen underwent surgery because of his condition. His condition was considered serious but not life threatening.

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