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82-year-old father shoots, kills son during argument on Christmas in Plant City

Posted: 5:44 AM, Dec 26, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-26 09:32:19-05

PLANT CITY, Fla. — The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office responded to a shooting in Plant City on Christmas Day after a man called 911 and said he shot his son during an argument.

At approximately 9:30 p.m. on Christmas Day, Guy Vickery, 82, shot his son Benjamin Vickery, 50, in the uppper body during an argument between them at a home on Forbes Road, according to deputies.

Benjamin later died at South Florida Baptist Hospital from his injuries.

Vickery has been booked into the Hillsborough County Jail and charged with one count of manslaughter with a weapon.

Deputies have not released further updates.

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