A father who allegedly shot and killed his 18-year-old son after a physical confrontation at a home in Carson on Saturday evening has been arrested on suspicion of murder, authorities said.
The incident occurred around 6:15 p.m. in a home in the 17400 block of Prondall Court, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
The teen victim, Giovanni Lyiscott, was in his bedroom when he and his father, Anderson Lyiscott, began arguing, sheriff’s officials stated in news releases. The dispute turned physical, and the father brandished a firearm.
A struggle ensued between the two over the gun, and at some point the weapon fired, authorities said.
Giovanni Lyiscott was struck by a single round, according to a release. He was transported to a hospital where he later died. The Sheriff’s Department initially gave his first name as Jiovanni.
Anderson Lyiscott, 53, was arrested and booked into jail on a murder charge, according to a release.
No other information was available about the fatal shooting, which remained under investigation.
KTLA’s John A. Moreno contributed to this report.