NC Dad Shoots Son on Thanksgiving While Arguing About NFL Players Kneeling

WFMY | 11/28/2018 | Staff
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CARY, N.C. (WNCN) - A Cary dad is charged with shooting his son on Thanksgiving Day following an argument over national anthem protests between his kids.

The shooting happened after 5 p.m. on the 100 block of Fallsworth Drive, a subdivision located off of West Chatham Street.

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Police said at the time that it was domestic-related, but did not release the relationship between the shooter and victim.

Search warrants obtained by CBS 17 on Tuesday revealed the suspect, Jorge Luis Valencia Lamadrid, 51, is the father of the 21-year-old victim.

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According to the warrant, witnesses told police that the victim had been drinking heavily throughout the day before the physical and verbal confrontation that led to the shooting occurred.

Lamadrid told police that his family had just sat down to have Thanksgiving dinner when two of his sons got into an argument about athletes taking a knee during the national anthem, warrants show.

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The victim became confrontational with his older brother and it was at that point that Lamadrid told his 21-year-old son to leave the house. Soon after telling his son to leave the home, the confrontation between his two children became physical and he tried to step in, but was not strong enough to keep his sons separated, he told police.

According to the warrants, once Lamadrid realized he couldn't stop the confrontation and his youngest son wouldn't leave the home, he went to...
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