PD: Ansonia father accused of shooting son during dispute - WFSB 3 Connecticut

PD: Ansonia father accused of shooting son during dispute

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Dennis Softleigh (Ansonia police) Dennis Softleigh (Ansonia police)
ANSONIA, CT (WFSB) -

An Ansonia father was arrested on Tuesday after police said he is accused of shooting his son during a domestic dispute.

The incident happened on Jan. 17, at a home on Central Street.

Police said 47-year-old Dennis Softleigh was involved in the dispute with his 23-year-old son.

Softleigh was charged with first-degree assault, unlawful discharge of a firearm, and carrying a firearm while under the influence.

He was held on a $50,000 bond.

His son was released from the hospital a few days after the incident.

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