Man Gouges Out Uncle's Eyes During Dispute Over Television Remote, Police Say

January 4, 2012 Updated Jan 4, 2012 at 5:58 PM EDT

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Man Gouges Out Uncle's Eyes During Dispute Over Television Remote, Police Say

January 4, 2012 Updated Jan 4, 2012 at 5:58 PM EDT

According to the Joliet (Ill.) Herald-News, a 32-year-old Illinois man was arrested on New Year's Eve after police said he allegedly gouged out his uncle's eyes during a dispute over a television remote control at their residence.

The man is being held on $1 million bond on aggravated domestic battery charges, according to the Herald-News. The 62-year-old victim is now blind in one eye and will require surgery on his other eye, according to the Herald-News.

Read the Joliet Herald-News story HERE.