Police: Man shoots son for stealing food from grandmother - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Police: Man shoots son for stealing food from grandmother

Posted: Updated:
Police have arrested a North Carolina man who they say shot his son in the leg for stealing food from a family member. Police have arrested a North Carolina man who they say shot his son in the leg for stealing food from a family member.
WHITE LAKE, N.C. -

Police have arrested a North Carolina man who they say shot his son in the leg for stealing food from a family member.
    
The Fayetteville Observer reports 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 inside his son's home and shot the 25-year-old in the lower left leg. He told police he shot his son to teach 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 deadly weapon inflicting serious injury. He is jailed under a $50,000 bond. It's not known whether he has an attorney.
    
___
    
Information from: The Fayetteville Observer, http://www.fayobserver.com

(Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Can you prank your mom? 'The 25 pound turkey challenge'

    Can you prank your mom? 'The 25 pound turkey challenge'

    Wednesday, December 21 2016 2:36 PM EST2016-12-21 19:36:25 GMT

    KHQ.COM - Most mothers can only hope by the time their children grow up and move out of the house, they've learned all the necessary things to be a successful adult, including the basic knowledge that a turkey must be cooked in an oven, or perhaps in a smoker... NOT in a microwave. For this reason a new prank-challenge going around on Facebook is resulting in some hilarious text conversations between mothers and their grown children.

    >>

    KHQ.COM - Most mothers can only hope by the time their children grow up and move out of the house, they've learned all the necessary things to be a successful adult, including the basic knowledge that a turkey must be cooked in an oven, or perhaps in a smoker... NOT in a microwave. For this reason a new prank-challenge going around on Facebook is resulting in some hilarious text conversations between mothers and their grown children.

    >>
  • Spokane Police investigating death of man shot during sex

    Spokane Police investigating death of man shot during sex

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 8:45 PM EST2018-11-15 01:45:55 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police are investigating the death of a man who reportedly shot himself in the head during sex. In a search warrant filed Nov. 8 in Spokane Superior Court, a detective wrote that around 2 a.m. on Nov. 4, police were called to a home in the 7800 block of North Morton Ave. after a woman said her partner shot himself in the head. 

    >>

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police are investigating the death of a man who reportedly shot himself in the head during sex. In a search warrant filed Nov. 8 in Spokane Superior Court, a detective wrote that around 2 a.m. on Nov. 4, police were called to a home in the 7800 block of North Morton Ave. after a woman said her partner shot himself in the head. 

    >>
  • Santa Clara Police expanding resources in attempt to locate missing Spokane man

    Santa Clara Police expanding resources in attempt to locate missing Spokane man

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 7:48 PM EST2018-11-15 00:48:21 GMT

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Police in California are looking for a missing Spokane man who went missing during the San Francisco 49ers game Monday night.  32-year-old Ian Powers was last seen at the game with his family Monday night. He went to the restroom alone late in the game and hasn't been seen since, police told local media.  

    >>

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Police in California are looking for a missing Spokane man who went missing during the San Francisco 49ers game Monday night.  32-year-old Ian Powers was last seen at the game with his family Monday night. He went to the restroom alone late in the game and hasn't been seen since, police told local media.  

    >>
HD DOPPLER 6i
/
  • Top Stories from KHQHomeMore>>

  • Spokane Valley police searching for suspects in home invasion robbery

    Spokane Valley police searching for suspects in home invasion robbery

    Thursday, November 15 2018 12:56 PM EST2018-11-15 17:56:37 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - The Spokane Valley Police Department says two people were assaulted during a residential robbery Thursday morning.  Deputies say they were called to a home near 17th Ave. and S. David Street for a report of a robbery.  The victims, an adult man and an adult woman, told responding deputies they heard a knock on their door just before 6:30 am. 

    >>

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - The Spokane Valley Police Department says two people were assaulted during a residential robbery Thursday morning.  Deputies say they were called to a home near 17th Ave. and S. David Street for a report of a robbery.  The victims, an adult man and an adult woman, told responding deputies they heard a knock on their door just before 6:30 am. 

    >>
  • Dashcam video shows moment fleeing murder suspect was hit by police vehicle

    Dashcam video shows moment fleeing murder suspect was hit by police vehicle

    Thursday, November 15 2018 12:16 PM EST2018-11-15 17:16:04 GMT

    In September, police in Michigan were led on a chase by a murder suspect that ended when he crashed his car on the highway, jumped out and ran, shooting at police. They stopped him when an officer intentionally ran him over. Dashcam video of the pursuit has just been released. The suspect, 33-year-old Adam Nolin, was wanted for murdering his girlfriend, 27-year-old Tia Randall. 

    >>

    In September, police in Michigan were led on a chase by a murder suspect that ended when he crashed his car on the highway, jumped out and ran, shooting at police. They stopped him when an officer intentionally ran him over. Dashcam video of the pursuit has just been released. The suspect, 33-year-old Adam Nolin, was wanted for murdering his girlfriend, 27-year-old Tia Randall. 

    >>
  • Rolling in toilet paper: Alabama Sheriff buys 24K extra rolls of TP

    Rolling in toilet paper: Alabama Sheriff buys 24K extra rolls of TP

    Thursday, November 15 2018 12:06 PM EST2018-11-15 17:06:11 GMT

    GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. - Officials in an Alabama county have a financial mess to wipe up after the sheriff's department mistakenly ordered 24,000 extra rolls of toilet paper. WAFF-TV reports the Marshall County Sheriff's Office mistakenly spent $22,000 on toilet paper and another $9,000 for 450 cases of trash bags. That's a big problem, because its entire budget for janitorial supplies for next year is only $15,000.  

    >>

    GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. - Officials in an Alabama county have a financial mess to wipe up after the sheriff's department mistakenly ordered 24,000 extra rolls of toilet paper. WAFF-TV reports the Marshall County Sheriff's Office mistakenly spent $22,000 on toilet paper and another $9,000 for 450 cases of trash bags. That's a big problem, because its entire budget for janitorial supplies for next year is only $15,000.  

    >>