Police: Dad shot son during argument


A 68-year-old Union City man was arrested Wednesday after police said he shot his son in the leg during an argument.

Wilfredo Ditico has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon, according to Alameda County District Attorney’s Office spokeswoman Teresa Drenick. P

olice responded just after 5 p.m. to a call of a shooting and possible armed suspect in the 31000 block of Santa Ana Way in Union City. Cmdr. Gloria Lopez-Vaughan said responding officers found the 40-year-old victim suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg.

He was transported to the hospital, treated and has since been released. Lopez-Vaughan said the victim made his way to a neighbor’s house to call police after the shooting.

Police located Ditico at the scene and took him into custody without incident.

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