Boy, 17, in juvenile custody after allegedly shooting man during domestic dispute

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A 17-year-old boy is in the Berrien County Juvenile Center after police say he shot a man during a domestic dispute.

Officers with Berrien Springs Oronoko Township received a report about a man being shot around 11:50 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 1.

Officers arrived on scene and determined that a 56-year-old male was shot once in the chest by the teenager who was apprehended and lodged at the Berrien County Juvenile Center on a charge of assault with intent to commit murder.

As of Tuesday afternoon, the victim remained in serious but stable condition.

 

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  1. The shooter was the man’s son, and the boy shot him in defense of his mother. They were having a domestic dispute, the boy was in fear of his moms life due to past abuse, and he shot his dad, then called 911.

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