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Father accused of shooting son in drunken family fight in Summit County

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Posted at 8:00 AM, May 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-18 12:54:28-04

HOYTSVILLE, Utah – A father is accused of shooting his 26-year-old son in an alcohol-fueled family fight in Summit County Friday morning.

The Summit County Sherriff’s Office responded to the shooting in Hoytsville at 7 a.m.

Neighbors called 911 after hearing gunshots at a home near 1121 S. Hoytsville Rd.

The son went to the hospital with a gunshot wound to his leg and is expected to recover.

Deputies are questioning the father and other relatives who were home at the time of the shooting.

Authorities have not said if the father has been arrested or any charges will be filed.

Deputies have not identified the father or son at this time.