Brother arrested for shooting brother

Eugene Reaves

Marion County deputies charged Eugene Reaves, 65, with Assault and Battery of a High and Aggravated Nature.

They say he called 911 on July 20 to report that he shot his 78-year-old brother at a home on Henry Court during an argument.

When deputies got there, they found the brother lying on the ground in the carport with wounds to his legs. They say he had been shot with a 12-gauge shotgun.

Reaves is out of jail on a $50,000 surety bond.

The victim is recovering in the hospital.