A man is accused of shooting his mother in Astoria Thursday morning.
Deputies arrived at the scene on Norland McCoy Road just off Highway 202 shortly after 4 a.m. A man called 911 to report he had shot his mother.
Deputies met the 26-year-old suspect outside the home and he was taken into custody. Inside, a 57-year-old woman had a serious wound to her torso. She was conscious but in serious condition, according to deputies.
She was taken to Columbia Memorial Hospital in Astoria to stabilize her condition before going to a Portland hospital for further care.
Investigators have not identified the suspect, who is being charged with attempted murder pending an arraignment, or the victim pending family notification.
Deputies said there are no additional suspects or victims in this case. A motive has not yet been revealed.
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