Father shoots son-in-law after argument in West Philadelphia, police say

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Friday, November 27, 2020
Family argument leads to shooting in West Philadelphia, police say
Philadelphia police said a father shot his son-in-law after an argument early Friday.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police said a man shot his son-in-law killing him in West Philadelphia early Friday.

It happened just after midnight on the 5200 block of Catherine Street.

Police said a 48-year-old man was shot in the stomach by his father-in-law following an argument.

The man was taken to the hospital in critical condition. He died a short time later.

According to investigators, the father fled the scene and has not yet been located.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police.