76-year-old man run over by lawn mower while trying to kill son with chainsaw

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A man who police say was run over with a lawn mower while trying to kill his son with a chainsaw has had to have his leg amputated. 

The Bristol Herald Courier reports that a warrant for 76-year-old Douglas Ferguson couldn’t be served on charges of attempted second degree murder until Tuesday because of the severity of his injuries.

According to a Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office release, officers called to a home June 28 found Ferguson bleeding from his leg and head.

A preliminary investigation indicated he had tried to attack his son with a running chainsaw while his son was mowing the lawn

Detectives say the father and son had an ongoing feud.

Ferguson is charged with attempted second-degree murder.

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