Police: Father kills son in Clayton Township


Flint-area police say a 17-year old boy was punching and shoving his mother and sister when his father fatally shot him.

Clayton Township police Chief Scott Pavlik says the shooting happened around 1:15 p.m. Sunday.

Investigators say the boy was allegedly arguing with his mother when he began to act violently. Pavlik says the 64-year-old father heard the fight and left his bedroom with a .45-calibur handgun, then shot the teen once in the abdomen.

Police say they have had a lot of contact with the teen in regards to his behavior.

The father is jailed on open murder and firearms charges. His name is not being released.


Police say a father is the suspect in the deadly shooting of his son in Clayton Township.

The son is 17-years old and was pronounced dead at Hurley Medical Center Sunday. It happened around 1:15 on the 2400 block of Plainview Drive.

A gun was recovered at the scene. The father was taken into custody. Police are not releasing the victimâ??s or suspectâ??s name at this time.