Dad attacks son, 18, with sword during dispute about being lazy

VENTURA, Calif.

According to police, Antonio Gutierrez, 43, confronted his son, John Gutierrez, about being lazy and not doing chores around the house.

When their argument escalated, Antonio Gutierrez armed himself with a four-foot long sword and tried to push his son with the weapon, police said. The son tried to ward off the sword with his hands.

The victim ended up suffering a serious, but non-life-threatening, cut on his hand. His father was booked for assault with a deadly weapon.

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