Father charged with murder after shooting his 27-year-old son to death in southwest Houston, police say

65-year-old John Leans is accused of shooting his 27-year-old son to death during an altercation. (Houston Police Department)

HOUSTON – A father has been arrested and charged after police said he shot and killed his son in southwest Houston on Tuesday.

The shooting happened around 12:30 a.m. in the 6200 block of Rollingbrook Drive.

Officers with the Houston Police Department said when they arrived at the scene, they found 27-year-old Andrew Leans lying on the front lawn of the residence with multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A witness told officers that Andrew and his father, 65-year-old John Leans, were arguing when John shot Andrew multiple times.

John has since been charged with murder.

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