Region 8 father shoots son after altercation

CAMPBELL, MO (KAIT) – Authorities with the Campbell Police Department told Region 8 News a father shot his son after an altercation Sunday afternoon. According to Police Chief Weldon Wallace, the father shot his 20-year old son after getting into a fight shortly before 3:00 Sunday. Wallace said the son has been taken to a local hospital for treatment. No word on the extent of his injuries.

Wallace said the altercation took place in the 800 block of Morgan Street. The victim was shot with a black powder pistol in the stomach.

Weldon said the results of the investigation will be turned over to the Dunklin County Prosecutor's Office Monday to determine what charges will be filed.

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