Son arrested in father's shooting in Kingman

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KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) -- A Kingman man is under arrest after his father was found dead inside a burning mobile home.

The Mohave County sheriff's office began looking for 26-year-old Shawn Avery Guerrero of Kingman after his father was found dead in his home early Saturday.

He was arrested by police in Tempe on an outstanding warrant, and deputies later obtained a first-degree murder warrant.

Sheriff's spokeswoman Trish Carter said on Wednesday that an autopsy shows 59-year-old John Guerrero was shot in the neck and back and died before his home was set on fire.

Shawn Guerrero is being held in Maricopa County jail pending his return to Kingman.

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