Elderly Dallas man accused of shooting sister dead

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A 78-year-old man is in jail and charged with killing his younger sister Wednesday.

Police said several people had been drinking at a residence in the 1200 block Serenade Lane in southeast Oak Cliff on Wednesday night.

Police documents said Willie Elder got into an argument with his brother in law and pulled out a gun. That's when police say Elder's sister, Grace Mathis, 63, stepped in between the two men and was shot. She died at the scene.

Police recovered the gun allegedly used by Elder at the scene. He has been charged with murder and has a $250,000 bond.