POLICE: Montgomery County Man Shoots, Kills Father

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A young man has been taken into police custody in Montgomery County after police say he shot his father to death. At 5:43 Monday morning the sheriff's department reports responding to a call from 20-year-old Alexander Eller, saying he had shot his father in his home on Route 334 in Mohawk, NY.

EMS attempted life-saving measures on 56-year-old Dallas Eller, but were unable to revive him.

Alexander Eller is in police custody. He's being charged with 1st degree manslaughter, he is due back in court Tuesday.

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