Oldham Co. man arrested after fatally shooting his son

A 71-year-old Oldham County man has been arrested after shooting and killing his son.

Kentucky State Police said troopers responded to a home in La Grange late Wednesday night after Joseph O’Daniel fatally shot his son, 42-year-old William O’Daniel. Police said the shooting was the result of a domestic altercation.

Authorities have not released other details of the shooting.

Joseph O’Daniel was arrested and charged with murder and lodged in the Oldham County Detention Center. He’s being held on a $1 million cash bond.

By Ken Howlett, News Director

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