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Father Shoots Son in Chest After Dispute in Northeast Philly: Police

A man shot his 38-year-old son in the chest in Northeast Philadelphia after a dispute Tuesday afternoon, according to police. 

The incident happened about 1 p.m. on Princeton Avenue near Sackett Street, in Mayfair.

Police said the son was taken to Aria Torresdale Hospital, where he remained in critical condition later Tuesday afternoon.

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Officers took the father into custody and recovered the gun he's believed to have used in the shooting, police said.

The nature of the dispute that sparked the shooting was not immediately clear, and no other injuries were reported.

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