Barney the Dinosaur Creator Sued Over Malibu Shooting

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Well this isn”t so super dee duper … the creator of “Barney & Friends” has just been sued by a gunshot victim, who claims the creator”s son almost shot him dead.

You”ll recall, Patrick Leach — the 27-year-old son of “Barney” creator Sheryl Leach — was arrested back in January for allegedly shooting Eric Shanks in Malibu.

Shanks has just sued, claiming Patrick aimed and fired at him while in a car that was parked at the home of Shanks” mom.

Shanks — who was struck in the chest — is suing Patrick for assault and battery. He”s also suing Sheryl for negligence, claiming she should never have let Patrick own a gun given his violent tendencies (Patrick lives with Sheryl).

Calls to Sheryl and Patrick haven”t been returned.

As for Patrick”s criminal case, he just pled not guilty to attempted murder.