Police say 1 hurt in shooting near Fashion Valley Mall: Incident involves identical twin brothers

Shooting on 6800 block of Fashion Hills Blvd

SAN DIEGO - A 34-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly shot his identical twin brother in the leg with a handgun following an argument in Mission Valley early Wednesday morning, police said.

The shooting in the 6800 block of Fashion Hills Boulevard was reported about 5:30 a.m., according to San Diego police.

"(The brothers) were arguing throughout most of the night," SDPD Sgt. Robin Rose said in a statement.

Paramedics took the victim, identified as Michael Corner, to Sharp Memorial Hospital, a San Diego Fire-Rescue dispatcher said. He was expected to survive.

His brother, Matthew Paul Corner, was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, police said.

Police also said it's still unclear what the led to the fight.

"I don't know what the argument was about, but it was an ongoing argument between the brothers," said Lt. Rich Freedman with the San Diego police.

Neighbors also told 10News that the brothers fight frequently and that they had a party Tuesday night that lasted until about 2 a.m. Neighbors also said the brothers have only been in the neighborhood for about two months.

Bail for the suspect was set at $50,000 bail. His arraignment was scheduled for Friday afternoon.


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