Christopher Lewis Ford, 28 of Aragon, was arrested this week after reports said he assaulted his mother with a gun.
Reports said that Ford pointed the loaded firearm at his mother before discharging it into the air while making threats to kill her.
Ford proceeded to shove his mother repeatedly while putting her in fear of her life.
Ford was also found to be under the influence of alcohol while committing the said crimes.
Ford is charged with aggravated assault, six counts felony obstruction, terroristic threats and acts, pointing a gun at another, simple battery, reckless conduct, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, discharging a firearm under the influence of alcohol and DUI.