GAINESVILLE, Texas (KTEN) — A Gainesville man was arrested early Saturday morning and accused of killing his father.

Police were called to the 700 block of South Weaver Street at 12:45 a.m. Mark Gaffney, 44, was found lying in the parking lot.

Gaffney pronounced dead about 45 minutes later at North Texas Medical Center, police said. 

Jaleon Gaffney, 27, was taken into custody at the scene and charged with first degree murder.

Anybody with information about the case is asked to call Gainesville police at 940-668-7777 or the Crimes Tip Hotline at 940-612-0000.