Central Pa. man charged with fatally shooting son

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - October 18, 2010

Police in Chambersburg say 55-year-old Jeffrey Rowe fatally shot his adult son on Saturday night. Authorities say officers arrived at the family's home for a report of a fight and found Jeffrey Rowe one the front porch, threatening suicide.

After an hour-long standoff, police found 27-year-old Nathaniel Rowe outside the home with a gunshot wound. He was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Jeffrey Rowe is in custody on a criminal homicide charge. It was not immediately clear if he had an attorney.

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