LI man shoots grandson with shotgun during dispute

Joseph Grucci

December 30, 2010 9:42:00 AM PST
A Long Island man is facing assasult charges after he allegedly shot his grandson during a dispute in Bellport early Thursday.

Suffolk County police arrested 70-year-old Joseph Grucci after they say he fired a shotgun at 20-year-old Christopher Giresi around 3 a.m.

When police arrived, Grucci told them he had a dispute with his grandson and had shot him.

Giresi was rushed to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue, where he underwent surgery. He suffered injuries to his torso and arm and was listed in stable condition.

Grucci is charged with first-degree assault.

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