Father accused of shooting, killing son

GRAPELAND, Texas (KTRE) - The Houston County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting death in which a Grapeland man is accused of killing his 20-year-old son.

Deputies responded to the shooting on County Road 1850 in Grapeland, at 12:30 a.m. Monday.

Deputies say Colton Sanders suffered a gunshot would and was flown to a Tyler hospital, where he later died while in surgery.

Deputies arrested his father, Phillip Sanders, 53, on a charge of murder. He has not yet been arraigned.

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