DUNKLIN, COUNTY, MO (KAIT) – A Region 8 man has pleaded guilty to assaulting his father with a knife during an argument in November.
According to the Dunklin County Prosecutor's Office, Ricky Lee McCurter, Jr. pled guilty to attacking his father with a knife during an argument. McCurter ,Jr. was sentenced to six years in prison.
Investigators say in November Ricky Lee McCurter, Jr. attacked his dad with a knife before his dad shot him.
Investigators have ruled McCurter, Sr. shot his son in self defense.