Police investigate fatal shooting in Siskiyou County

KLAMATH RIVER, Calif. – Police are investigating an apparent homicide in rural Siskiyou County.

Siskiyou County Sheriff Jon Lopey said a shooting occurred at a residence in the 1000 block of Barkhouse Creek Road at about 8:00 Monday night.

According to Sheriff Lopey, it appears Stanley Allen Mortensen shot his son during an argument. He’s been arrested for second-degree murder.

Police are continuing to investigate the shooting.

The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office will send out a press release later on in the day with more information. Check back for updates to this story.

NBC5 News has a reporter headed to the scene and will provide more information when it becomes available.

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