The sheriff's office says the shooting happened during an altercation.
Because of his mild-mannered, uptight nature, he is sometimes embarrassed by Cameron's flamboyance, but also takes pride in his many talents.
After a run-in with the law on campus in Season 4, she is expelled from college and moves back into the Dunphy home.
Nevertheless, Jay thinks very highly of Phil, despite their differences, and said so in Season 3.
Eight more charges have been added to the case, as well, bringing the total to nine.
The families meet for family functions usually around their three neighborhoods or while traveling during vacations and cross-family bonding.