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Man shot after family fight in Middleton

Posted at 4:14 PM, Jan 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-25 19:15:07-05

The Canyon County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred at a residence northeast of Middleton.

At 2:15 pm a man with a gunshot wound arrived at the Middleton Rural Fire Department.

After investigating, deputies discovered the shooting happened on the 23000 block of Duff Lane when the man had a family fight with his 80-year-old father.

Investigators are trying to determine if the shooting was accidental or intentional.

The 55-year-old man with the gunshot wound was taken to a Boise hospital.

No charges have been filed at this time and police do not believe there are any additional public safety issues.