Fountain police: Father stabs son at a campground on NYE

Fountain police say Ovidio Lopez Jr. allegedly stabbed his son in a fight at a KOA campground on New Year's Eve./ Courtesy: Fountain Police Department
Fountain police say Ovidio Lopez Jr. allegedly stabbed his son in a fight at a KOA campground on New Year's Eve./ Courtesy: Fountain Police Department

FOUNTAIN, Colo. — Police in Fountain are investigating after they say a father stabbed his son at a KOA Campground on New Year’s Eve.

Police said at 11:00 p.m., officers were called to a disturbance at the campground on Bandley Drive in Fountain.

When they arrived, officers found several people outside one of the campground cabins. After some investigation, police learned a fight had broken out between a father and son who were visiting from Florida.

During the fight, 52-year-old Ovidio Lopez Jr. allegedly stabbed his son, 27-year-old Ovido Lopez, III. The son was transported to Memorial Hospital. There is still no word on his condition.

Ovidio Lopez Jr. was arrested and jailed on the charge of first degree assault.

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