SILVER CITY, N.M. (KRQE) - Jeffrey Manning's 16-year-old son, Thomas, told investigators he shot his father in the head on a hunting trip in the Gila. A preliminary hearing for Thomas Manning was set for Jan. 14 in Silver City Magistrate Court.
According to police, Thomas first claimed that it was an accident, but his story did not add up.
The boy is currently jailed on an open count of murder.
The shooting happened on Nov. 14 in the McKnight Canyon area.
Manning was originally scheduled for a preliminary hearing in Silver City on Dec. 6, but the hearing was delayed.
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