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Police: Brother shoots brother in neck near Opp

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COVINGTON CO., AL (WSFA) -

The Covington County Sheriff's Department says a 17-year-old male is in custody following the shooting of his 18-year-old brother Friday afternoon.

The shooting happened around 3:45 p.m. on Bond Land. That's off U.S. Highway 331 approximately four miles north of the Opp city limits.

When officers arrived, the found the victim suffering from wounds to the neck, throat and shoulder.

The victim was transported by medical helicopter to Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, Florida.

The Covington County Sheriff's Office is still investigating this incident. It's believed the shooting was the result of a domestic dispute.

Names are not being released due to age and notification of family.

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