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    CA - "Country karaoke" tiff leads to father shooting son

    Father shoots his karaoke singing son because he didn't like his country music song (Daily Mail)
    A 70-year-old man is alleged to have shot his son - because he didn't like his country music karaoke singing.

    William Oller Sr told his son 'I'm going to shut you up' before getting a handgun from his truck car and shooting his son four times.

    William Oller Jr was shot in shoulder, arm and chest and also sustained a head wound during the fight with his father outside their home in Redding California.
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    Investigators did not reveal what specific song Oller Jr had been singing along with that caused the argument.
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    I am sorry but what in the hello ?!

    He must have been annoying his old dad for days or something with the "song"

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    Oller Jr's lawyer John Kucera said his client does not wish to see his father prosecuted

    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...#ixzz1l5Trx4Nv
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    I'd prefer it if the old man said something like, "Git that there Rascal Flatts off that machine, boy, and sing me some old-time Hank Williams!" A refusal in that instance would make the shooting justifiable.

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    Post Dad pleads no contest to shooting son over karaoke

    Posted: 3:34 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31, 2012 KTVU-AP
    SHINGLETOWN, Calif.
    A California man accused of shooting his 50-year-old son because he didn't like his country karaoke singing has pleaded no contest to assault with a firearm.
    The Record Searchlight of Redding reports (http://bit.ly/NH8p2x) that William Henry Oller Sr. entered the plea on Friday in Shasta County Superior Court. He was sentenced to time already served and placed on probation for three years.
    Oller had been facing an attempted murder charge in the January shooting of his son, William Carr Oller Jr., at the son's Shingletown home. more at link:

    http://www.ktvu.com/news/news/crime-...karaoke/nRQ6r/
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    Quote Originally Posted by LinasK View Post
    Posted: 3:34 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31, 2012 KTVU-AP
    SHINGLETOWN, Calif.
    A California man accused of shooting his 50-year-old son because he didn't like his country karaoke singing has pleaded no contest to assault with a firearm.
    The Record Searchlight of Redding reports (http://bit.ly/NH8p2x) that William Henry Oller Sr. entered the plea on Friday in Shasta County Superior Court. He was sentenced to time already served and placed on probation for three years.
    Oller had been facing an attempted murder charge in the January shooting of his son, William Carr Oller Jr., at the son's Shingletown home. more at link:

    http://www.ktvu.com/news/news/crime-...karaoke/nRQ6r/
    "My Father Shot Me For Singing The Blues" sounds like a good country song.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steely Dan View Post
    "My Father Shot Me For Singing The Blues" sounds like a good country song.
    I think he must have been doing Slim Whitman, judging from the light sentence he got.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TrackerSam View Post
    I think he must have been doing Slim Whitman, judging from the light sentence he got.

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    Must be the bad singing.




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