Man charged with shooting father to death in Johnston County

Evan Thomas Lee (WTVD photo)

PRINCETON, N.C. (AP) -- Johnston County sheriff's deputies have arrested a man and charge him with shooting and killing his father.

Capt. Jeff Caldwell told local media outlets that officers were called to a home between Princeton and Pine Level around 9 p.m. Saturday. They found 68-year-old James Russell Lee dead in his home.

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Thirty-seven-year-old Evan Thomas Lee has been charged with murder.

Caldwell says the shooting followed a domestic dispute. But investigators have not said the subject of the dispute.

No other details were available. It was not known if Lee has an attorney.

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