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Father arrested, accused of shooting and killing son in Shively neighborhood

Police say on Saturday, William Qualls killed his 21-year-old son during an argument.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A man was arrested after he was accused of shooting and killing his son on Saturday.

According to investigators, the incident happened inside a home in the 2500 block of Ralph Avenue around 2:30 p.m.

Police said the victim, 21-year-old Jordan Qualls, was found with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

William Qualls was quickly taken into custody without incident and is charged with murder - domestic violence.

A witness told police William Qualls shot his son during an argument.

On Monday, William Qualls pleaded not guilty.

He is being held on a $500,000 full cash bond and has been ordered to have no possession or use of any kind of weapon or firearm.

His next hearing is scheduled for June 13.

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