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18-Year-Old Man Accused of Fatally Shooting Father in Le Sueur County

Updated: 01/07/2014 2:34 PM
Created: 01/07/2014 12:57 PM KSTP.com
By: Megan Stewart

An 18-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly shooting his father in the head at their home in Le Sueur County, according to authorities.

Around 11 p.m. Monday, the Le Sueur County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a shooting at a residence in Montgomery.

When they arrived deputies determined 47-year-old Richard Joseph Nelson had died. He had been shot in the head.

Upon further investigation, Deputies and Investigators located a suspect in the investigation, who was identified as the victim’s son, Jonas David Nelson.

Jonas was arrested without incident and taken into custody.

The Le Sueur County Sheriff’s Office said there are no other suspects and there is no other risk to the general public.


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