A Northern California man is accused of shooting his 50-year-old son because he didn't like his country karaoke singing.
A Northern California man is accused of shooting his 50-year-old son because he didn’t like his country karaoke singing.
A Shasta County judge on Tuesday ordered 70-year-old William Henry Oller Sr. to stand trial on attempted murder and assault charges in the January shooting, The Record Searchlight of Redding (http://bit.ly/Piyyss) reported.
Oller is accused of opening fire on his 50-year-old son, William Carr Oller Jr., at the son’s Shingletown home.
The newspaper says the son suffered a gunshot wound to the arm and other injuries.
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Defense attorney Aaron Williams said there is no evidence to show the shooting was intentional, and his client may have acted in self-defense when he was approached by his son.
The name of the song that may have sparked the shooting remained a mystery.
“Maybe it will come out in trial,” Williams said.
Information from: Record Searchlight, http://redding.com