Matthew Nicholson, 28, was playing video games in the bedroom of his Ceres, home on Wednesday night when an argument broke out with his mother Lydia Nicholson.
A little white before 10 in the evening, authorities received an emergency report of a woman being shot inside a residence.
A man shot and killed his 68-year-old mother Friday after losing a video game, according to police.
A man was arrested in a homicide investigation after police say he killed his mom during a dispute over a video game headset.
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Matthew Nicholson allegedly fired a handgun twice into a wall before aiming at his mother. "The father grabbed the gun, emptied it".
"It was the father calling to report that the son had shot his wife in the head", Ceres Police Sgt. Greg Yotsuya said, according to a report by KTXL. A family member told Fox 40, "I understand that he would've killed the father too, but the gun dammed".
The suspect fled to his sister's house in Riverbank after his 81-year-old father, Loren Nicholson, wrestled the gun from him.
The victim's daughter, Autumn, says that Lydia Nicholson worked in local schools for decades and that she and her husband Loren Nicholson had been married for 32 years.
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Nicholson drove off but was stopped in the town of Riverbank.
Lydia Nicholson was transported to a hospital for treatment but ultimately succumbed to her injuries. A fourth struck his mother in the head, killing her.
Ceres police took Nicholas to the police department for questioning then later booked him into the Stanislaus County Jail where he's being held without bail.
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