Twin Shoots Brother Near Fashion Valley in San Diego

July 10, 2013 10:12 am Last Updated: July 18, 2015 5:19 pm

A man shot his twin brother in the leg on Wednesday near the Fashion Valley Mall in San Diego, it was reported.

The shooting took place at around 5:30 a.m., San Diego police told ABC-10 television.

The victim was taken to Sharp Memorial Hospital, according to a fire rescue dispatcher.

The station said that no other details were released.

San Diego 6 News reported that the two brothers were identical twins and were both 34 years old, according to its Twitter feed. It said the shooting took place in front of a home.

Citing police investigators, NBC San Diego reported that the twin shot his brother in a dispute that lasted throughout the night.

Police took the suspect into custody and he will be charged for assault with a deadly weapon.

Officials described the other brother’s injuries as non-life-threatening.