Police: Upper Darby Man Shot Trying to Protect his Mother

A man who says he was trying to protect his mom, wound up getting shot in the process.

Police say it happened last night shortly before nine on the 7300 block of Sherbrook Boulevard in Upper Darby.

According to investigators a 19 year old man came to his mother's home after she had an argument with her estranged boyfriend.

When he showed up, he was shot in the lower torso. He was taken to the hospital and was listed in stable condition.

The boyfriend was taken into police custody.