A rural Basehor man has been arrested for allegedly murdering his father, according to an official with the Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office.

A rural Basehor man has been arrested for allegedly murdering his father, according to an official with the Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office.

A 20-year-old man was arrested Tuesday night at a residence on 155th Street south of Fairmount Road.

The man reportedly called the Sheriff’s Office at 9:59 p.m. He told dispatchers he had been involved in a domestic dispute with his father at their residence. It also was reported that there had been a shooting, according to Undersheriff Jim Sherley.

Officers from the Sheriff’s Office, the Basehor Police Department and Kansas Highway Patrol responded to the residence. The suspect was located outside of the residence and detained, according to Sherley.

Inside the residence, the victim, a 47-year-old man, was found dead. He appeared to have died from gunshot wounds.

Authorities believe the man was shot with a long gun, according to Sherley.

The undersheriff said it is believed the suspect and his father had been involved in a family disturbance over the course of the day. The two men are believed to have been the only people at the residence at the time of the shooting.

The suspect was arrested for second-degree murder, according to Sherley.

But as of Wednesday afternoon, no formal charges had been filed yet in Leavenworth County District Court. County Attorney Todd Thompson said the case is still under investigation.

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