A 64-year-old father in Paphos has been arrested for attempted murder against his own son, following a shooting incident during a domestic dispute.
A Paphos District Court judge ordered a man to be remanded in custody for eight days, following the arrest of the suspect on Saturday in connection with a shooting incident.
The father fired the first shot and then his son charged towards him, with the two of them getting into a physical fight
According to reports, police were notified on Saturday afternoon, around 3pm, that a 64-year-old father armed with a hunting rifle shot and wounded his 44-year-old son.
The family had been going through a rough patch lately, according to 24News, where father and son were having deputes over family affairs.
The father reportedly fired the first shot and then his son charged towards him, with the two of them getting into a physical altercation. During the fight, another shot had ended up in the wall.
The son was rushed to the Emergency Room at Paphos General Hospital, after sustaining injuries on the left shoulder and arm. Doctors said his health condition was not in any danger.