(KMOV.com) -- Police responded to a shooting Sunday night at a home in south St. Louis.
The incident occurred in the 3300 block of California around 9:40 p.m.
When police arrived they discovered a 27-year-old male victim had sustained a gunshot wound to the hip.
The victim told police his mother shot him after he attempted to stop a fight between her and his grandmother.
The victim then fled the home and contacted police.
The victim's mother told police her son pushed her against a wall, choked her, and threatened to kill her.
She said she then fired a handgun at him in defense.
Authorities say they found a firearm at the scene.
The victim was taken to a hospital and is listed in stable condition.
All three involved were taken into custody.
The investigation is ongoing.