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Man Facing Several Charges After Weekend Family Feud in Hobbs

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HOBBS, N.M. - A family feud ended with a father throwing down a cop in Hobbs.

Police say 49-year-old Velmond Hughes and his son were arguing over shooting a neighbor.

When police arrived, Hughes pointed and started cussing at them.

We're told when one officer tried to confront Hughes, Hughes grabbed the officer and they both went through a fence.

Police warned Hughes he would be tased if he didn't calm down.

He was eventually arrested.

Hughes is facing charges of disarming a police officer, battery upon a peace officer, resisting, evading and obstructing an officer.