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Thursday, Apr 24, 2014

Sheriff: Florida teen shoots father after he hits mother


AVALON PARK – Authorities say a central Florida man has been shot and killed by his teenage son in a domestic dispute.

The man was intoxicated and hitting his wife early Wednesday, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office. That’s when the 15-year-old allegedly shot his father.

The woman told 911 dispatchers that her husband had come home drunk and hit her, and then her son shot him.

The teen was taken into custody but no charges have been filed.

Four other people were in the home at the time of the shooting, but no other injuries were reported.