Police: Son in custody after fatally shooting father

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UPDATE: Stroud Area Regional Police have identified the suspect and victim from Thursday’s deadly shooting. The victim has been identified as Frank Azzaretto, 58, of Stroud Township.

Police say Nicholas Azzaretto, 20, shot his father with a shotgun in the upper torso.

Nicholas Azzaretto, the suspected shooter is in police custody.

There is no danger to the public. The investigation continues.

Nicholas Azzaretto is seen in police custody after they say he shot his father Thursday night.

UPDATE: The Monroe County Coroner, Thomas Yanac, released additional information Friday morning. He confirmed one man died after a domestic dispute at a home in Stroud Township.

He said the coroner’s office responded to Lehigh Valley Hospital Pocono just after midnight for a reported death.

Stroud Area Regional Police are investigating along with a state police forensic unit.

An autopsy is being performed on the victim.

Monroe County Coroner, Thomas Yanac, provides an update after a deadly dispute Friday morning at a home in Stroud Township.

STROUD TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) – One person is in custody as police investigate a deadly domestic disturbance in Stroud Township.

An Eyewitness News crew on the scene reports multiple police units at the home on Wisteria Court early Friday morning.

Eyewitness News has confirmed that someone from the scene was transported to a medical facility and the coroner has been notified.

Police say there is no immediate threat to the public.

We will continue to monitor this story throughout the morning. Check back here for updates and tune in to Eyewitness News Daybreak for live coverage of this breaking story.

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