PHOENIX — Phoenix police say an 81-year-old man shot his adult son before taking his own life.
They have not released the names of the men yet.
Authorities responded to a home near 52nd Street and Bell Road in northeast Phoenix around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday.
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.
Police say the 49-year-old son was taken to a hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound to the torso.
He’s listed in serious condition.
Investigators believe the two were in some sort of altercation before the father began shooting.