NYSP: Son charged with manslaughter in shooting death of his father


(NEWS10) — New York State Police say a man called 911 on Monday morning in the Town of Mohawk to report that he had shot his father. The older man eventually died from his injuries.

Emergency crews responded to a home on Route 334 just south of Old Trail Road at 5:38 a.m. Monday. Police say 20-year-old Alexander Eller called 911 to report that he had shot his father.

Emergency crews arrived to find 56-year-old Dallas Eller Jr. with a single gunshot wound to the chest. EMS were unable to revive Eller Jr. He died at the scene.

Alexander Eller surrendered to NYSP and has been charged with 1st-degree manslaughter. He was arraigned in Glen Town Court and remanded to Montgomery County Jail. He is due back in court later this week.

A media availability is scheduled for Monday afternoon.

NEWS10 ABC will continue to update this story with the latest details.

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