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February 3, 2012

Mikel Butts ,of Kalama, Wash., listens to a reporter's questions outside the Columbia County Circuit Courtroom where Judge Ted Grove ruled that Butts' son, Daniel Butts, is competent to stand trial for the murder of former Rainier Police Chief Ralph Painter. Daniel Butts is accused of shooting 55-year-old Chief Ralph Painter with Painter's own gun after the chief responded to a report of a suspicious person at a Rainier car stereo show on Jan. 5, 2011. (AP Photo/The Daily News, Bill Wagner)