The man who allegedly shot his step-father, wounded his mother then shot himself last Wednesday is still alive.
The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) says James Ray Clayton, 24, went to his mother and step-father's home in Hardesty, Okla., and opened fire as the result of a family fight on the afternoon of Wednesday, December 30, 2009. His step-father, William Burl "Clay" Clayton, Jr., was found dead at the scene by police. Clayton's mother, Deidra Clayton was grazed by a bullet, but was later treated and released, said investigators.
Formal charges are currently pending for the gunman, James Ray Clayton, who also allegedly shot himself in the head. He is expected to survive.