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Police: Son shoots, kills father in Montgomery County

Police: Son shoots, kills father in Montgomery County

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MOHAWK — State Police are investigating an apparent homicide involving a father and son at a residence early Monday morning.

State Police said the Montgomery County dispatch received a 911 call at 5:43 a.m. from Alexander R. Eller, 20, stating he shot his father in their State Route 334 residence.

State Police and Montgomery County Sheriffs responded to the home and located Dallas B. Eller Jr., 56, suffering from a single gunshot wound to the chest, according to a news release.

Life saving measures were applied by EMS to no avail. 

Alexander Eller was charged with first-degree manslaughter on Monday for the shooting and was arraigned in the town of Glen Court. 

Eller was remanded to Montgomery County Jail on $25,000 cash or $50,000 bond. He is due back in court at 4 p.m. Tuesday.

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