Father found guilty after shooting son over chicken wings in 2016

John L. Carver (Source: Dallas County District Attorney)
John L. Carver (Source: Dallas County District Attorney)
Updated: Aug. 15, 2018 at 3:35 PM CDT
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SELMA, AL (WSFA) - Wednesday, a man was found guilty in Dallas County after he shot his son over an argument in 2016.

Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson said John L. Carver, 77, was found guilty of assault after shooting his son over chicken wings.

Jackson said the two were watching an NFL game when the argument took place.

Carver's wife, and the son's mother, attempted to get in between the two and that's when Carver shot the son in his chest.

Carver will be sentenced on Nov. 19 and could face up to 20 years in prison.

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