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New Meadows man charged with murder in shooting death of son

74-year-old Steven Walker is accused of fatally shooting his 50-year-old son Friday night after a fight at a New Meadows home.
Credit: Adams County Sheriff's Office
Steven Walker

NEW MEADOWS, Idaho — A 74-year-old New Meadows man is being held on $3 million bond after authorities say he shot and killed his son after a fight late last week.

Adams County sheriff's deputies and Idaho State Police responded to a report of a shooting at a New Meadows home Friday night.

When they arrived at the home, they found one man dead and took a suspect into custody.

The sheriff's office said on Thursday that 74-year-old Steven Walker has been charged with second-degree murder and discharge of a firearm inside a dwelling.

The man who died was identified as Walker's 50-year-old son, also named Steven Walker.

Authorities have not revealed what led to the fight and shooting.

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