Arraignment Rescheduled For Fayetteville Man Accused Of Killing Father

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WASHINGTON COUNTY (KFSM) – The arraignment for a Fayetteville  man accused of killing his father has been rescheduled, officials say.

Samuel Hill, 26, was booked into the Washington County Detention Center on Aug. 22 on suspicion of capital murder, according to the jail’s intake report.

Hill shot and killed his father on Aug. 20 following an argument and gunfight at 12397 S. Whitehouse Road, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.

Using a 9 mm handgun, Hill shot his father at least twice, including in the chest, and was wounded in his hip in return fire from his father, investigators said. After returning to his home in Fayetteville, Hill was arrested without incident and hospitalized at Washington Regional Medical Center, authorities said.

Hill’s arraignment was originally scheduled for Oct. 1, but it was reset to Oct. 8, according to officials.