Father forced to shoot, kill son during family fight in Stuart: Sheriff
STUART, Fla. (CBS12) —
The Martin County Sheriff's Office said a father had no choice but to shoot and kill his son during a fight among family members.
The shooting happened early Sunday morning at a home inside the Florida Club.
Investigators said Joseph Daniel Maloney, 30, had his brother in a choke hold when the father shot him. The two siblings had been drinking and got into a fight during a pool game shortly before the shooting.
Maloney was set to appear in court next month in a fatal DUI crash from May 2015.
Sheriff William Snyder said the father won't be charged.