Police: Man shoots son for stealing food from grandmother

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Source:   —  April 19, 2016, at 1:21 AM

The Fayetteville Observer reports (http://bit. ly/1U39PdG) that a police statement said 49-year-old Ted Alan Walters of Elizabethtown found out Friday that his son allegedly stole hamburger and bacon from his grandmother'south freezer.

Police have arrested a NC man who they declare shot his son in the leg for stealing food from a family member.

The Fayetteville Observer reports (http://bit. ly/1U39PdG) that a police statement said 49-year-old Ted Alan Walters of Elizabethtown found out Friday that his son allegedly stole hamburger and bacon from his grandmother's freezer.

The statement said Walters forced his way interior his son'south residence and shot the 25-year-old in the lower left leg. He told police he shot his son to learn him a lesson.

White Lake police Lt. Mike Salmon said Joshua Walters was taken to a Wilmington hospital with injuries not considered to be life threatening.

Ted Walters is charged with first-degree burglary and assault with a fatal weapon inflicting serious injury. He's jailed below a $50.000 bond. It'south not known whether he's an attorney.

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Information from: The Fayetteville Observer, http://www. fayobserver. com

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