Kenneth Henry Bowser called the police on himself after shooting his son, on Saturday, September 12, 2015. What could’ve happened to make a father kill his own son?
In Maplewood, Minnesota — on the 1200 block of Hilltop Court — Kenneth Bowser called emergency services shortly after 7:40 p.m. He let them know that he had shot his 65-year-old son, Larry Bowser — as reports CBS Minnesota. The motive behind the father-son shooting is undetermined at the moment, says Fox-9.
One of their neighbors, Eric Schmitz, told the news source that the older Bowser suffered from Alzheimer’s disease. And while undergoing in-house treatment and care, his son was the caretaker.
The 90-year-old father came out of the residence without incident and was taken by authorities. Inside the house, police found Larry’s body with a gun shot wound from the pistol his father used, says Star Tribune. It’s reported that no one else was in the house at the time of the shooting.
According to Fox News, after Maplewood police took Bowser into custody, they said he was articulate about how things went down.
“There were periods of time when he did have perhaps less kind of awareness, but in this particular instance he was very fluent, very clear about what happened, the sequence of what happened, so last night there were n