Cochise County man kills his father, himself

2013-02-24T00:00:00Z Cochise County man kills his father, himselfArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
February 24, 2013 12:00 am  • 

A 36-year-old man shot his father just before noon Saturday at a home outside Willcox before fatally shooting himself, sheriff's officials said.

The man arrived at his father's home about 11:40 a.m., went into the study and used a handgun to shoot the 62-year-old victim several times while he was seated at his desk, Carol Capas, spokeswoman for the Cochise County Sheriff's Office, said in a press release.

The shooter's 38-year-old stepmother ran to a neighbor's house for help.

When the sheriff's SWAT team entered the home just before 3 p.m. they found the victim and the son dead, Capas said.

The investigation is ongoing.

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