Police accuse Virginia man of shooting, killing son

Police accuse Virginia man of shooting, killing son
Suffolk police have accused a man in the fatal shooting of his son in a parking lot outside a hospital emergency room. (Source: File photo)

SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) — Suffolk police have accused a man in the fatal shooting of his son in a parking lot outside a hospital emergency room.

A news release from the city says the shooting happened Monday night outside Sentara Obici Hospital. Authorities say police responding to the shooting around 6:30 p.m. found 36-year-old Earl Bryant Boone Jr. of Virginia Beach. He received emergency treatment from Suffolk emergency personnel before he was taken inside the emergency room, where he died of his wounds.

Police charged 56-year-old Earl Bryant Boone Sr. of Portsmouth with first-degree murder and use or display of a firearm in commission of a felony. He is jailed without bond, and it isn't known if he has an attorney.

According to police, several vehicles in the parking lot were damaged by gunfire.

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