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Son Arrested After Allegedly Stabbing Father During Bowling Green Church Service


A 21-year-old man is in jail after witnesses say he stabbed his father multiple times during Sunday morning church services at Bowling Green's Hillvue Heights Baptist Church.

Ethan Buckley is being held under felony assault-domestic violence charges. His father, whose name has not been released, is being treated at Bowling Green's Medical Center.

Bowling Green police describe the attack as an isolated incident with no other injuries reported.

Witnesses say Buckley was subdued by the church security team, some of whom were armed, and by an associated pastor who leaped over two pews to tackle him. No shots were fired.

Congregation members said both men filled out first time visitor cards at the beginning of the sermon and said they were from Arkansas. A car that was towed from the church parking lot had Davidson County, Tennessee license plates.

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