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Pueblo police: Family facing charges after two fire shots at bounty hunters, citizens

Posted at 9:38 AM, Aug 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-06 11:38:11-04

PUEBLO — Pueblo police arrested a mother, father and their 24-year-old son after they said they ran from bounty hunters and private citizens trying to capture the son.

Police said they responded to the Pueblo Motorsports Park last Friday at 7:40 p.m. on a report of a man with a weapon. When they arrived, they found 24-year-old Fredrick Redfern Jr. being chased by bounty hunters and other citizens.

Police said Redfern and his father, 60-year-old Frederick Redfern Sr. shot at the bounty hunters and the citizens. Police also said 45-year-old Billie Jean Redfern hit a citizen's car with her vehicle to keep them from capturing her son.

In the incident, police said Redfern Jr. broke his leg during the crash. None of the citizens or the bounty hunters were hurt in the exchange. Redfern Jr. and Redfern Sr. are now both facing attempted murder charges.

Redfern Jr. was previously wanted for failure to appear, contempt of court, violation of a protection order and assault –felony menacing with a real or simulated weapon, possession of weapon by a previous offender.

Billie Jean Redfern was arrested and charged with vehicular assault.