BRAWLEY — Police here were expected to seek a murder charge today against an 18-year-old man arrested in connection with the shooting death of his father Saturday.
The Imperial County District Attorney's Office will review the case submitted by police and decide whether to file a murder charge. A determination will be made today.
Brawley resident Frank Hale was arrested Saturday for allegedly shooting his father, Charles Hale, 59, during a family argument at their home on the 300 block of Driftwood Place.
According to police, Charles Hale and his wife, Sandra Hale, were pretending to fight, but at some point Sandra kicked her husband, leading to an argument.