Thursday, February 27, 2020 7:43 AM EST
By The Associated Press, AP
HARMAR, Pa. (AP) — A man told authorities that he “accidentally" shot and killed his father after his dad badmouthed his girlfriend and their baby. Shane Howard also told authorities that he hit his father David Howard, 47, of Harmar, in the face and head with a fire extinguisher before shooting him early Wednesday with a shotgun. Shane Howard reported the shooting to Harmar police around 3:10 a.m. and was charged with homicide and tampering with evidence. It wasn't known if the 23-year-old East Deer man has retained an attorney.