Mother killed, son injured in dispute with tenant, police say

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Texas Woman Killed In Dispute With Tenant

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

A mother was fatally shot and her son was injured in a dispute with a tenant Saturday afternoon, police said.

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The woman, who owns the rental unit, and her son went to get three months' back rent from the tenant around 3 p.m. when an argument escalated into a physical altercation, according to KABB.

The tenant fired several shots at the woman and her son. Jennifer Alvarado, 43, was taken to a hospital, where she died. Joe Alvarado, 19, is in critical condition, according to KABB.

The tenant was taken to a hospital with head injuries sustained from a metal bar, according to KSAT.