Sibling fight leaves 1 dead, 1 hurt in Borough Park

One man shot his brother and then himself.

One man shot his brother and then himself. (Credit: News 12 Brooklyn)

 

(09/06/12) BROOKLYN - A Borough Park man is dead and his brother may lose an eye after police say the two got into a violent argument.
 
According to authorities, 73-year-old Thomas Athanasatos shot his 63-year-old brother James in the face with a homemade pellet gun and then used the weapon to kill himself.
 
A family friend says the siblings often argued over the future of their family home following their parents' deaths.

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