Police: Son kills father in Chesapeake domestic incident

UPDATE: Police have identified the father as 46-year-old Jason J. Bowman. As of Nov. 28, police say no charges have been placed and no arrest has been made at this time, although the shooter, a family member, is known by police. The investigation remains ongoing.


CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — Police say a son shot and killed his father early Friday morning in Chesapeake following a domestic dispute.

Police were dispatched to the 2500 block of Cecilia Court for reports of a shooting just after midnight on Nov. 24.

At least five people were inside the house on Thanksgiving night when the dispute started, according to police.

They are unsure what started the dispute or who it was between, but at some point a son shot his father.

The father died of his wounds, police say.

The son is in police custody, but detectives have not charged him with any crime.

Police have not released the names of the victim or the shooter.

They are still investigating the shooting, including what led up to the fatal incident.