A 65 year old father has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder of his 44 year old son in the Panagia area of Paphos.

The incident that was reported at 3pm yesterday Saturday 24th November 2018 occurred at the family home in the village of Kanavia on Saturday afternoon.

It was reported after a heated family dispute the Father shot his son with a hunting rifle.

Relatives called the emergency services which rushed to the scene, and  an ambulance took the 44 year old to Paphos hospital.

Doctors there said he had an entry wound in the chest, but that he is out of danger. He remains in hospital for treatment.

Police arrested the 65 year old as they continue their investigation.

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