69-Year-Old Grandfather Shot Dead After Opening His Door To HelpSomeone (DETAILS)
A 69-year-old grandfather was shot dead yesterday morning after he opened his door to a 20-year-old man who claimed he was being chased.
Thomas Sonnenberg called 911 for the young man by the name ofDevon Derrick Parker and police say Thomas informed them Parker said he was being chased by men with baseball bats. Here’s how Daily Mail is reporting it:
“When police arrived at the home on the 3700 block of North Aldrich Avenue in north Minneapolis, they found Sonnenberg dead. Parker was apprehended inside the house. ’He was shot in the head,’ said the victim’s brother, Darrell Sonnenberg told the Star Tribune. According to police spokesperson John Elder, there is some indication that Parker and Sonnenberg were acquaintances. However, Sonnenberg ‘seems like an innocent victim. From all indications, this is not a bad guy, a drug deal gone wrong, or anything like that,’ Elder told the Star Tribune.”
Wow, that’s really sad! Police found a hand gun in the house and it is believed to be the murder weapon used on Thomas. The site also reports:
“Court records show that Parker was on probation for a felony assault in 2011. Records show he has been booked on numerous felony charges, including shooting at a public vehicle or facility and throwing bodily fluids or feces and has drug and trespassing convictions.”