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James Russell Lewis has been convicted for attempted murder

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY (WUSA9) -- An 80-year-old man was convicted of attempting to kill his son, police said.

James Russell Lewis of Pennsylvania has been convicted for the attempted murder of his son Russell Eugene Lewis. 

The son was sleeping when he was awoken to find his father standing over him with a pistol. He then fired two shots, one hit his arm and the other went through the pillow in the bed, police said.

The incident started because Russell Eugene Lewis inherited land from his fathers mom. The father was angry with that and decided to murder his son, police said. 

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