14-year-old Florida boy allegedly kills mother, shoots her boyfriend 5 times

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Sept. 17 (UPI) — A 14-year-old boy is under arrest in Riverview, Fla., after he allegedly shot his mother to death and shot her boyfriend five times.

Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister said the scene was “one that nightmares are made of,” when he spoke with the press late Saturday night. The press briefing was filmed by WTVT.

Dispatch received a call from a neighbor about a young Black male running through the neighborhood with a firearm. Deputies confronted the child and negotiated his surrender for about 16 minutes.

At several points, he put the gun to his head and threatened to shoot himself, according to Chronister.

The deputies eventually convinced the child to put the gun on the ground. Later, he attempted to grab the gun. The officers launched a 40 mm projectile at him from about 40 yards away, hitting him in the hand and torso, which Chronister

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Publish date : 2023-09-18 19:36:11

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