Metolius man shot, killed; was attacking parents

A Metolius man reportedly shot and killed his 45-year-old son in self-defense late Monday night as he and his wife were attacked in the family’s home, Jefferson County authorities and initial reports indicated.

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Metolius man shot, killed; was attacking parents

A Metolius man reportedly shot and killed his 45-year-old son in self-defense late Monday night as he and his wife were attacked in the family’s home, Jefferson County authorities and initial reports indicated.

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