Boy chases away man who shot his dad with kitchen knife

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A Broward dad is lucky to be alive after he was shot during a botched robbery attempt. And he has his 9-year-old son to thank for it.

Police are searching for a suspect who shot Rodney Shepard in front of his three sons Monday evening in Plantation. The shooting happened shortly before 5 p.m. Monday at the home on the 4500 block of Northwest 3rd Court.

According to police,Shepard and his three boys, 8-year-old twins and a 9-year-old son, were confronted by a family acquaintance outside the house.

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