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Prosecutors: Man pulled gun threatened family over TV show

WORCESTER, Mass. – Prosecutors say an argument over which tv show to watch asked a Massachusetts man to threaten his family members with a gun on christmas morning.

Corey Hodgdon was ordered held without bail pending a dangerousness hearing at his arraignment Tuesday on charges that include assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

Prosecutors say Hodgdon had gotten angry about what show the family was watching on television before he pulled a gun and issued threats during the incident on Sunday in Worcester (WUS’-star).

The police says that some of the family members locked themselves in a bathroom. They were able to escape the house by Hodgdon went to the basement. Officers arrived on the scene, entered the house and arrested Hodgdon.

Hodgdon’s lawyer requested her client be subject to a mental health evaluation, which the judge granted.

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