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Son shoots father in South Anchorage, alcohol a factor

By KTVA CBS 11 News 7:37 AM January 1, 2014

Father and son got into some sort of scuffle with a gun

ANCHORAGE- A father was shot by his son Wednesday morning in South Anchorage.

It happened just before 1 a.m. on the 7300 block of Woburn Circle, police said.

They said the initial call came in as an accidental shooting. When police got to the scene, it appeared the father and son got into some sort of scuffle with a gun, they said.

APD arrested 23-year-old Chad Andrew Vansickle on assault and weapon charges.

Investigators believe alcohol played a factor.

The victim was taken to the hospital in serious condition, police said.

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