Child suffers eye injury after man shoves Jalapeno into it

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS – Authorities have arrested a man that is accused of shoving a jalapeno pepper into a 9-year-old’s eye.

29-year-old Michael Barron allegedly became angry when the 9-year-old boy said something to Barron’s daughter.

According to officials, even after the young boy apologized, Barron still went to the refrigerator, grabbed a jalapeno and attempted to put it in the boy’s mouth.

Reports say that during this ordeal, the man ended up shoving the hot pepper into the young child’s eye, causing it to turn red and swell shut.

Barron has been charged with injury to a child.