February 8, 2014

Suspect in fatal shooting claims he was defending his mother

A Sheriff's Office official said authorities are investigating whether suspect John Steven Danner fatally shot his mother's boyfriend, Billy Don Law, at a rural Paso Robles home on Friday while protecting his mother. John Steven Danner, 23, was arrested on suspicion of murder Friday in the shooting death of 47-year-old Billy Don Law at a house in the 700 block of Klau Mine Road in rural west Paso Robles.

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