- Associated Press - Tuesday, June 9, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A Kanawha County man has been sentenced to up to 20 years in prison in the killing of his daughter.

Seventy-year-old Roy Roger Pittman also received up to three years in prison in the wounding of his son.

WCHS-TV (https://bit.ly/1dYkwg0) reports Pittman was sentenced Monday in Kanawha County Circuit Court.

Police say Pittman fatally shot 15-year-old Brittany Pittman and wounded 18-year-old Matthew Pittman with a shotgun on May 24, 2013, at the family’s home. He shot himself in the face when confronted by deputies.

He pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in Brittany Pittman’s death and to second-degree attempted murder in Matthew Pittman’s wounding.

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Information from: WCHS-TV, https://www.wchstv.com

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