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Las Vegas father convicted of killing his own son

Posted at 8:58 PM, May 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-05 00:19:37-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A local father is convicted of killing his own son.

A jury found Wendell Melton guilty on all counts including murder.

Metro Police say Melton shot his son after an argument. Melton told officers it was an accident, but the 14-year-old's mother said it was murder.

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The jurors will return Thursday for the penalty phase.