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LPD: Father shot on Alice Drive dies, son in custody

Posted at 7:10 PM, Jun 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-14 23:32:11-04

The man shot in a domestic disturbance with his son on Alice Drive has died. The son, police say, is now in custody.

Police say the victim a 44-year-old man was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries. The suspect, who has not been identified, is currently in police custody. He is being treated at a local hospital for minor injuries.

The investigating surrounding the circumstances is still actively being investigated.

The shooting happened on the 200 block Alice Drive at around 5:47 pm Friday following a domestic disturbance between a father and son.

Police were looking for the 23-year-old son who allegedly fired one shot at his father and fled the scene.

LPD: Domestic disturbance between father and son leads to shooting / KAtc 

KATC’s Justice Henderson is on the scene and has learned from a neighbor that two children came and knocked on the door asking if they could use the phone to call the police.

Police rope off area of Alice Drive where a domestic dispute has led to a shooting / KATC

A map of the area is below: