Phoenix man dies af­ter shoot­ing son, then him­self

Yuma Sun - - NEWS -

PHOENIX — Phoenix po­lice say a man shot his adult son be­fore tak­ing his own life.

Au­thor­i­ties re­sponded to a home near 52nd Street and Bell Road in north­east Phoenix Tues­day morn­ing.

Po­lice found the vic­tim with a gun­shot wound in the back.

They say the vic­tim’s fa­ther shot him and then him­self.

The fa­ther was pro­nounced dead at the scene.

The son was taken to a hos­pi­tal. His con­di­tion was not im­me­di­ately known.

In­ves­ti­ga­tors be­lieve the two were in an al­ter­ca­tion be­fore the fa­ther be­gan shoot­ing.

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