Police: Son kills father in self-defense

Police: Son kills father in self-defense

MONROE, OH (FOX19) - A man was shot-and-killed by his 19-year-old son on Saturday in what police are calling an act of self-defense.

Just after midnight, Monroe police were called to the scene of a domestic disturbance to find Christopher Bailey had been shot once by his son Colin Bailey. Christopher Bailey was then transported to the Atrium Medical Center where he died from his gunshot wound.

According to police, the Monroe Police Department believes this was an act of self-defense. No charges have been filed against Colin Bailey and he is not in custody.

The department is continuing to investigate the case and the circumstances surrounding the shooting.

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