NEWBERG, Ore. A Newberg man who allegedly severed his mother's finger with a compound bow was arrested Sunday night.
Just after 5:30 p.m., a neighbor reported that 21-year-old Randall Bracken shot his mother in the hand with the bow at 315 N. Harrison St., according to the Newberg-Dundee Police Department.
The neighbor said Randall s mother s finger was severed due to the shooting.
Police searched the house and nearby area for Randall. They found him walking down Chehalem Drive, carrying the bow in a low ready position.
Officers said at first, Randall wouldn t follow orders but soon complied with police and was taken into custody without further incident. He was charged with assault in the second degree, menacing and unlawful use of a weapon.
Randall s mother was taken to a Portland hospital where doctors amputated her injured finger.