Police: 92-year-old man arrested on suspicion of shooting 51-year-old son to death in Old Town home

Posted at 9:17 PM, Nov 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-15 08:57:42-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A 92-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of fatally shooting his 51-year-old son inside an Old Town home, according to police.

San Diego police said officers responded to reports of a shooting in the 2300 block of Juan Street at around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Officers arrived to find a deceased man with a gunshot wound inside a house. Police said the victim's 92-year-old father, identified as Richard Peck, waited at his neighbor's home for officers to arrive.

Police said Peck and his son lived together in the home where the incident occurred. SDPD homicide investigators are looking into the events that led to the shooting.

Peck was taken to SDPD headquarters for additional questioning. He was arrested late Wednesday night and booked into jail on suspicion of first-degree murder, according to police jail records.

Peck is scheduled to be arraigned Friday afternoon.