Foster sons: Dad died a hero




The neighbor and his two sons had just stepped into the bedroom when the man they’d come to calm down started shooting.

Ernie Jasper was shot in the face and later died. His two foster sons turned to run down the stairs and to safety, and one of them was shot, too.

Jasper, 46, and his grown foster sons had been waiting in the hallway for more than 10 minutes. Jasper wanted to give 21-year-old Andrew Parish a chance to talk out the issues he was having with his ex-girlfriend Maria Davis.

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