Man Shot Father Multiple Times in Palm City, No Motive Yet

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PALM CITY, FL –  Martin County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to a Palm City home early Saturday morning after a man shot his father.  According to the department. a Palm City man is in stable condition after being shot multiple times by his adult son. The shooting happened just before 5:30 am Saturday morning at a home on SW Peach Palm Lane in the gated community of Canopy Creek.

The 46-year old victim called 911 to say that his 23-year old son, who lives at the home, had shot him. When deputies arrived, the son was still inside. The victim was transported to the hospital where he underwent surgery and is currently in stable condition. The suspect was taken into custody and is being interviewed by detectives at the Martin County Sheriff’s Office. The motive for the shooting has not yet been determined. No further information is available at this time.

The names of the victim and shooter have not been released by the Sheriff’s office.