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Teen accused of fatally shooting father at Lakewood household

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A 17-calendar year-previous boy shot and killed his father Thursday at the family’s Lakewood household, police stated.

It was just in advance of 5 p.m. when the teen identified as 911 to report the demise in the 9600 block of Revenue Street SW.

He originally told officers he returned residence soon after strolling to a close by fast food stuff restaurant and discovered his father dead.

Finally, the teen told detectives he “felt trapped with no way out” just after before arguing with his father and having into a slight bodily struggle, according to a Lakewood police information launch.

“The son instructed detectives he experienced been thinking of capturing his father all working day and grabbed a firearm that was in the residence when his father went into a bed room,” the release claimed.

He allegedly shot his father from at the rear of as his father was sitting down in a chair putting on a pair of sneakers.

The 40-12 months-old sufferer has not been publicly determined.

The teenager was arrested and booked into Pierce County Jail on suspicion of to start with-diploma murder. He is predicted to be billed nowadays.

Law enforcement say the teen disabled the family’s digicam technique in the home and searched the world wide web on how to “manipulate a firearm.”

The gun used in the shooting was uncovered hidden in the residence, police said.

Stacia Glenn handles crime and breaking information in Pierce County. She commenced with The News Tribune in 2010. Prior to that, she expended six years writing about crime in Southern California for one more newspaper.