Man Shoots Uncle to Death Over Pork Steaks, Police Say

September 12, 2012 Updated Sep 12, 2012 at 4:22 PM EDT

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Man Shoots Uncle to Death Over Pork Steaks, Police Say

September 12, 2012 Updated Sep 12, 2012 at 4:22 PM EDT

A shocking story from St. Louis this week.

According to a report from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, a 43-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder for allegedly shooting and killing his 44-year-old uncle Monday during a dispute over pork steaks they were planning to eat.

Police said the men were arguing about whether the meat was pork steaks or pork chops when the shooting took place, according to the Post-Dispatch report.

Read the St. Louis Post-Dispatch report HERE.