JUNCTION CITY, Ore. -- Lane County sheriff's officers say an 81-year-old man called 911 to report he had shot and wounded his 37-year-old son during a fight at the home they shared in the Junction City, Ore., area.
Officials say the son later died of his injuries.
The Register-Guard reportsthat Billy Thomas House reported the shooting late Friday night.
Sheriff's officers said Monday that the victim, Billy Raymond House, died at a Springfield hospital.
The older man was interviewed by sheriff's investigators. Lane County prosecutors will review the case to determine whether the shooting was a crime or a legally justified act of self-defense.
Sgt. David Bones says it was unclear whether the older man suffered any injuries. No additional details were released.