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Father, son involved in shooting identified (Updated 3:10 p.m.)

ESCATAWPA - Willie McCann Sr., 65, has been identified as the man who shot his son this morning during what Sheriff Mike Byrd called a "heated domestic dispute."

McCann is accused of shooting his 36-year-old son, Willie McCann Jr., of Gautier, in the stomach area with a .12-gauge shotgun.

The younger McCann currently is listed in serious condition, and his father is in custody on a charge of aggravated assault.

The Sun Herald updates this story in Tuesday's print edition.

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