Update (2:15 p.m.) – According to online court records, Lathrop was charged Thursday with felony assault, armed criminal action, and discharging a firearm at a person. His bond was set at $10,000.
A Malta Bend resident is facing charges of assault, armed criminal action, and unlawful use of a weapon. Nicholas Lathrop, 23, was arrested by Highway Patrol troopers Wednesday afternoon following a shooting at a home in Saline County. Lathrop allegedly threatened to kill his father after the two got into an argument over a truck. According to the probable cause statement, Lathrop shot at his father as he was trying to leave the home. A bond amount has not been set.