Dad Accused of Shooting Daughter’s Boyfriend in Groin

Donald Jenkins, Jr. shot his daughter's boyfriend in the groin.
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A Pennsylvania father is wanted by Schuylkill County police for allegedly shooting his daughter’s boyfriend in the groin.

When Donald Jenkins Jr., 40, of Shenandoah, Pa., discovered his 20-year-old with her boyfriend in a room at the Motel 6, the two began to quarrel. One of the hotel’s room attendants, Lisa Mowery, heard the shot as she was cleaning the neighboring room.

“I was scared, you know, I was scared to death,” Mowery said. “I just stayed in the room because I didn’t know if he was going to shoot us.”

She provided the victim with a towel to tend to the bleeding.

“I didn’t even know what to do,” she continued. “I was like all upset, you know. I mean, I was scared.”

Jenkins is facing homicide and aggravated assault charges.

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