Carson, Calif. – An alleged fight between family members in Harbor City ends with an off-duty Los Angeles County deputy getting shot and a pastor in handcuffs.
The suspected gunman was Gordon Mueller, a pastor at Believers’ Victory International Church in Carson. Mueller is being charged with the attempted murder of the off-duty deputy, who also happens to be his son-in-law.
Police said the deputy went to the home for an unknown reason, got involved in a dispute, and was shot by a resident of the home.
The shooting was believed to have been the result of a family disturbance. The wounded deputy is expected to be OK.
According to Los Angeles County sheriff’s jail records, Mueller is being held on $1 million bail.