1 arrested following family dispute, fight at gas station

Tehama County Sheriff's Office

The Tehama County Sheriff's Office arrested a man they say fought and threatened to shoot his adult nephew.

According to sheriff's officials, Ivory Cousins, 42, had been in a fight with his nephew, James Mathews, Jr, 29, at the Mobil Gas Station around 3 a.m. Thursday morning.

Matthews told deputies that his uncle struck him in the face causing a large cut above his left eye. Matthews also said that as he was leaving his uncle stated he was going to get a gun and kill Matthews.

Cousins was arrested for criminal threats and battery with great bodily injury.

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