Son shoots Fairhill man during argument

A 55-year-old man was hospitalized Wednesday night after police say his son shot him twice during an argument.

Police were called to Hutchinson Street near Lehigh Avenue in Fairhill just after 9 p.m. and found the victim bleeding from two gunshot wounds to his abdomen. He was rushed to Temple University Hospital, where he was stabilized and remained late Wednesday night.

Police said the man's 30-year-old son shot him then fled the scene in a brown Mercury. Within an hour of the shooting, they located the Mercury unoccupied on Henry Avenue near Roberts, outside the Abbotsford Homes.

Police were still looking for the man's son late Wednesday. A pool of blood and a shell casing fired from a 9mm handgun marked the scene of the shooting. 

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