• Son to stand trial in fatal shooting of father at their home

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    WARRINGTON, Pa. (AP) - A man accused of fatally shooting his father inside their southern Pennsylvania home earlier this year will stand trial on homicide charges.

    A judge issued the ruling Wednesday during a preliminary hearing for Wyatt Dettinger. The 21-year-old Warrington man is also charged with reckless endangerment, tampering with or fabricating evidence, and flight to avoid apprehension, trial or punishment.

    State police say Dettinger was armed with a rifle on July 22 when he fired a shot through a wall that struck 48-year-old Duane Dettinger. They say he then walked into the hallway and fired another shot at his father.

    Dettinger's lawyer declined comment after the hearing.

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