Father charged with murdering son

Joe Masterson is charged with murder in connection with his son's shooting death

June 21, 2011 2:44:21 PM PDT
League City police are investigating the shooting death of a 21-year-old man and they've charged his father with murder. At about 2:30pm Monday, police were called to the 1200 block of Ponte Rossi where they found Jared Masterson dead. Detectives say an initial investigation revealed Jared's father Joe Masterson, 52, had shot him with a 12 gauge shotgun.

Joe Masterson has been charged with murder. He remains in custody on $250,000.