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Father Charged With Killing Son With Shotgun

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Sanders Leon Phillips, 50, is charged with murdering his 20-year-old son. (Credit: Dallas Police Dept.)

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A father shot and killed his 20-year-old son following an argument Saturday night, Dallas Police Department spokesman Kevin Janse said.

Sanders Leon Phillips, 50, has been charged with murder. Janse said his son, James Phillips, 20, was declared dead from a shotgun blast to the stomach shortly after police arrived at 11:38 p.m.

Phillips had called police to report that he shot his son at a residence in the 5400 block of Winton St.

He remains in the Dallas County Jail Sunday.

  • altha

    Sander kills hiis son wow wasn’t it declared self-defense? this is STAND YOUR GROUND.

  • Farmer Jones

    Wow thats really sad dude. I cant even imagine.

  • Kelsey

    Yes it is sad, I dont understand people. Devin was a good kid and drove to Texas to be with his dad only to never return to his family and friends that loved him dearly. I send all my love and prayers to Devins family.

  • coffeecolor

    what ever it was ,it shouldn’t have come to him taking his son’s life. That went to far mr.. Sanders…too far!

  • Cheri Brown

    He looks like’ there’s nobody home’ behind his eyes. What a monster

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