A father in Houston fatally shot a teenage boy whom he caught in bed with his equally teenage daughter in her bedroom on Thursday, March 13, March.
The father was tipped by one of his children that there was someone in his 16-year-old daughters bedroom, he got to the room and shot the 17-year-old boy.
FOX News reports:
A Houston-area father fatally shot a 17-year-old boy who was inside his teen daughter’s bedroom early Thursday morning, MyFoxHouston.com reported.
The confrontation occurred around 2:20 a.m. The father had a gun and asked the teen to identify himself, police said, according to the report. His daughter reportedly told her father that she did not know the teen and that the two were not in bed.
The father said he told the teen not to move, but reportedly saw the teen reach for something, at which point police say the father opened fire. The teen did not have a gun. His daughter later confessed that she did indeed know the teen, the report said.
“You just feel terrible for the families,” one neighbor told the station. “You just kind of reflect on both of these families’ lives have changed forever.”
The father was taken by ambulance from the home for treatment of an unrelated medical situation. So far no arrests have been made, but detectives told the station that they are going to refer the case to a grand jury.