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WEST POINT, Miss. (WCBI) – The West Point teenager police say is the primary suspect in his father’s shooting death could be charged soon.

The 14-year-old boy is currently being treated in a Jackson hospital.

He was found with a self-inflicted knife wound hours after his father,Randy Kelly,41, was found dead Thursday morning with a gunshot wound to the head.

Investigators say it appears Kelly was shot while he was sleeping.

Police Chief Tim Brinkley told us the boy, whose name is being withheld, is expected to be released from the hospital tonight and returned to West Point where he could face charges.

Brinkley stopped short of saying whether someone else was involved in the shooting.

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  • Brandy&Laricco Snell

    My Husband and I; Have know Randy Kelly for quite sometime. We always called him R Kelly. And we know we speak for a lot of people, calling him R Kelly. That’s what he was known as by so many. There wasn’t one person that didn’t know him. He was always a blast to hangout with. And always kept everyone laughing. Always carried a smile on his face. He was a wonderful friend, and always willing to help a person in need. Kelly loved everyone family & friends. He was a wonderful father. He loved all his kids so very much. He will always & forever be missed. And never forgotten. His memories will live on now, always & forever. There is always, always, always something to be thankful for. We’re so thankful for knowing R Kelly. And having him in our lives. To his family!!! You all are in our hearts and prayer’s. To all his children; You all are in our prayers as well. Your daddy loved all of you so very much. R Kelly R.I.P our friend. You will be always & forever missed, But never forgotten.
    Brandy & Laricco Snell

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