3 months ago by Brent Engel
Michael Lee Phillips is accused of killing his son
A man accused of killing his son will be arraigned Wednesday in Pike County Missouri.
Forty-five-year-old Michael Lee Phillips of Saint John Missouri is accused of shooting 22-year-old Jeff Chisholm. The incident occurred shortly before 9 o’clock Saturday night at a home on County Road 52 just off of Highway 61 between Bowling Green and Frankford.
Witnesses say the victim had been fighting with his father and other family members.
In a probable cause statement, Phillips allegedly told authorities that he had no other choice but to shoot his son.
Phillips is charged with second-degree murder and armed criminal action. He was being held on 200 thousand dollars bond.