Son who shot, killed father on shooting spree released from jail

Police investigate the scene of a shooting that left four dead in Rowland Heights on New Year's Eve, Dec. 31, 2015.

A man arrested in the killing of his father on New Year's Eve is free from jail.

Christopher Morey, 33, was released on Saturday pending further investigation.

Sheriff's deputies said he shot and killed his 54-year-old father after wrestling a gun away from him.

The father had just gunned down his own wife and two other people inside a home in the 2200 block of Batson Avenue in Rowland Heights.

Officials said the dad was a heavy drinker with a large gun collection.

Morey's bail had been set at $1 million dollars.
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