A man is accused of trying to commit murder after allegedly killing his father at their Waukesha, Wisconsin, home, police said.
The suspect, who police have not identified, has been charged with first-degree intentional homicide, according to the Waukegan Police Department.
The victim, who was 68 years old, was a relative of the suspect, according the department.
The shooting occurred around 10:40 p.m.
Sunday at the home of the family, located in the 8400 block of North LaSalle Street.
Police said the victim’s father, 76-year-old William J. Clements, was shot in the chest and his body was found in the home.
He died at the scene.
Police recovered a handgun and several weapons from the home, the department said.
Cables were also found inside the home that police said were loaded with ammunition, including an AK-47 assault rifle, a 9mm handgun and a semi-automatic rifle, police told The Associated Press.
Cules had been living at the family’s residence since June.
He was employed at the time of the shooting, according a news release from the Wausau Police Department on Monday.
The Wausac Police Department is investigating the shooting.
The Clements family did not immediately respond to messages seeking comment from the AP.
The AP has not confirmed that the suspect is the suspect in the shooting death of the Clements.
The home has not been searched, police have said, but it is believed that Clements had been shot and the suspect was the intended target.
The case remains under investigation.
Ciles was previously charged with assault with intent to kill, according police.
Police have not said if Clements was the gunman.