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Authorities: Father accidentally shot son during fight in Raleigh

Posted May 31, 2019 6:23 a.m. EDT
Updated May 31, 2019 11:51 a.m. EDT

Authorities: Father shot son during fight in Raleigh

— Wake County authorities said a father accidentally shot his son Thursday night.

The Wake County Sheriff’s Office said Frederick Deutsch, 44, shot his son in the shoulder around 11:30 p.m. Thursday during a fight on Montesino Drive in Raleigh.

The son, 21-year-old Frederick Deutsch, Jr., was taken to a hospital. Authorities said he is expected to recover.

The senior Deutsch was taken to the Public Safety Center for questioning, but authorities determined it was an accidental shooting.