MIAMI (CBSMiami) – An elderly man is accused of shooting a neighbor walking his dog while on a golf course.
The incident happened in Delray Beach over the weekend.READ MORE: NOAA: 'Above Average' 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season, Predicts 6-10 Hurricanes
Deputies found 64-year-old Herbert Merritt lying on the ground with a gunshot wound in his left ankle.READ MORE: Insurance Bills Clear Committee, Move To Florida Senate
Merritt told authorities he was walking his dog when Robert Levine, 74, started yelling at him for having a dog on a golf course.
Levine then shot him and started beating him with golf clubs.MORE NEWS: Florida Tourism Thriving Ahead Of Memorial Day Weekend
Merritt was taken to the hospital but is expected to be OK and Levine is being charged with attempted first-degree murder.