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71-year-old man shot son in abdomen, Durham police say

Posted April 18

— A Durham man shot his son in the abdomen Monday night during an argument, police said.

Philip Coble, 71, shot his 30-year-old son, Matthew Coble, around 8:45 p.m., according to the Durham Police Department. Matthew Coble was taken to the hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Philip Coble was taken into custody at the scene, police said.

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  • Marvin Sanderford Apr 18, 4:13 p.m.
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    wow, way to go WRAL, the first to report something happened within Durham, no details or even a location to be announced. Oh sure, you have the time and tghe participants, Some folks may have expected more from you