PD: Man dies after son shoots him at Glendale home

Posted at 7:11 PM, Jan 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-09 12:52:43-05

Police are investigating a shooting at a Glendale home that left a man dead.

Authorities responded to a house near Glendale and 71st avenues around 6:20 p.m. Sunday after receiving 911 reports about a domestic violence incident.

According to a Glendale police spokesperson, a man and his father got into a fight. The situation escalated and the son shot his father, police said. Police have identified the man who was shot as William Carroll, 53, who was taken to a hospital after sustaining multiple gunshot wounds; the man was later declared dead.

Carroll's son, 22-year-old Joseph Langenbach, told officials he shot his father. He was taken in for questioning and was cooperative with police. The family's home was served and multiple firearms were found inside.

Officials said the argument originally involved Carroll and his wife. During the argument, it's believed Carroll displayed a weapon, Langenbach saw the firearm and shot his father. Langenbach was released from custody; the Maricopa County Attorney's Office will review the case and file any charges. 

No additional information has been released and an investigation is ongoing.