By CBSMiami.com Team

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.

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Deputies found 64-year-old Herbert Merritt lying on the ground with a gunshot wound in his left ankle.

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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.

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Merritt was taken to the hospital but is expected to be OK and Levine is being charged with attempted first-degree murder.

CBSMiami.com Team