• Deputies: Father shoots son in altercation

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    Deputies responded to the scene of a shooting Thursday on Leonard Road, according to the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office.

    The father shot the son in the leg with a .22-caliber rifle during a dispute, authorities said.

    The son refused treatment and signed a complaint withdrawal stating he would not testify as the victim in the incident.

    The injuries are non-life threatening.

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