Ohio teen mistakenly shot and killed by father

  • 13/01/2016

A teen, whose father mistook him for an intruder, has been shot and killed in Cincinnati.

The Washington Post are reporting that the man thought his son had gone to school, but the 14-year-old went back home.

The father heard noise in the basement, grabbed his gun, got spooked and fired his weapon - striking the teen in the neck.

The boy was transported to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, where he died.

Cincinnati police said the father is cooperating with a police investigation.

No further information has been released.

This isn't the first incident like this to have occurred recently.

According to the Washington Post, last month a woman in Florida fatally shot her daughter when she saw someone coming toward her as she tried to sleep.

Last year, a 15-year-old boy in Montana was fatally shot in the head after he woke up a friend by throwing rocks and rapping on a window.

A Florida teen fatally shot his father. A Texas man shot and killed his wife.

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