PITTSFIELD, Mass.—A Pittsfield man who was accused of
shooting his step-son and killing his families dog is due in court Wednesday.
Phap Nguyen is due back in court after his first hearing on
December 13, 2013.
Police say Nguyen shot and wounded his stepson as he was rummaging
through the refrigerator.
Nguyen has pleaded not guilty to counts of armed assault,
murder, and animal cruelty.
Wednesday is his final pre-trial hearing.