Authorities did not indicate the source of the dispute, but when it escalated, the son grabbed a 12-inch hunting knife and stabbed his father four times.
While the arrest likely came because the victim fired as the suspect fled, the DA appears to be more focused on charging the second suspect, not the victim.
About 10 minutes after police received a 911 call about the attempted robbery, they received a second emergency call about a man who had been shot.
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The suspects kicked in the basement door, which awakened the woman’s son, who in turn woke her up and told her he thought someone was in the house.
It was 45 minutes from the time the alarm sounded to the time the shop owner, who was beaten in the head with a blunt object, was able to call 911.
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Police are not releasing much information at this point, but confirmed the man was armed with some sort of weapon when the woman shot and killed him.
The suspect put a knife to the woman’s throat and forced her into her car before she grabbed her gun and shot him.
The store owner and his wife were not harmed during the robbery, despite the fact that the owner was engaged in two separate gunfights with the suspects.