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Son shot and killed his father who was attacking his wife, deputies say

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An Alabama man attacking his wife was shot and killed by his son, according to Mobile County Sheriff’s Office investigators.

Deputies said Jarrell Gregory Busby was armed with a handgun during the attack on his wife. Busby’s son then stepped in to defend his stepmother and shot Busby in the shoulder.

Busby was taken to the hospital where he later died.

No charges have been filed against the son. The case will be heard by a grand jury.

According to the National Commission on COVID-19 and Criminal Justice, the US has seen an 8.1% increase in domestic violence cases since the pandemic started.