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Father accused of murdering son in Pike County, Missouri


A father is accused of killing his son in Pike County, Missouri.

Michael Phillips, 45, of St. John, Missouri, is charged with second degree murder and armed criminal action.

The Pike County Sheriff's Office says they received a call about a shooting on Pike 52 just before 9 p.m. Saturday night.

Jeff Chisholm, 22, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities say Chisholm had been fighting with Phillips and other family members. Phillips also claims to have fired a warning shot at his son.

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