U.S.

Son fatally shot while trying to rob his father

By Mason White 8:00 AM October 31, 2017
Brentnol James and Kobe Hoyle
Brentnol James and Kobe Hoyle
By: Mason White  WorldWideWeirdNews.com

(Scroll down for video) Police in Tennessee were called to a home after a father shot and killed his teenage son.

The incident unfolded around 12:30 p.m. outside the family’s home in the 2800 block of Branwood Drive.

Metro Nashville Police Department confirmed that the incident involved a father and a son.

Police said that 55-year-old Brentnol James got into an argument with his 18-year-old son, Kobe Hoyle.

The argument soon turned physical and the son assaulted his father. According to police, James suffered a facial injury.

As some point, the father pulled a gun and shot his son. The 18-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives said that they are continuing to investigate James’ account of the violent incident.

James said that he was in fear that his son was going to rob him.

Police said in a press release that after consultation with the District Attorney’s Office, they are not charging James with the shooting death of his son at this point.