Missouri man arrested in shooting death of 30-year-old son

4 months 2 weeks 2 days ago October 12, 2016 Oct 12, 2016 Wednesday, October 12 2016 Wednesday, October 12, 2016 7:10:17 AM CDT in News
By: The Associated Press

BATTLEFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a 60-year-old man in the shooting death of his 30-year-old son in southwest Missouri.

KYTV reports that the shooting happened Tuesday afternoon at a home in Battlefield. The son died later at a hospital, and the father is jailed on suspicion of first-degree involuntary manslaughter.

Greene County Sheriff's Department Cpl. Cathy Ussery says deputies had been summoned in the past to the home, where the father and son lived. The calls included domestic disturbance.

The department said in a news release that an autopsy is planned for later in the week. No other details were immediately released.

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