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Man in critical condition after being shot by his father over a dog

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Posted at 11:23 AM, May 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-07 18:23:46-04

PHOENIX — A 29-year-old man is in critical condition after being shot by his father over an argument about a dog.

Phoenix police say 66-year-old Carl Myrick shot his son after the son allegedly kicked the father’s dog.

The incident happened Monday around 5:45 a.m. at a home near 35th Avenue and Camelback Road.

The son was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Myrick has been arrested and charged with aggravated assault and discharging a firearm within city limits.