(NEWSER) – Tragedy in Colorado: A man shot and killed his stepdaughter before dawn today, probably mistaking her for a burglar as she sneaked back into the house, the Colorado Springs Gazette reports. "The initial call came in as a burglary-in-progress," a police spokesman said. Officers found the unidentified 14-year-old with a chest wound and had her taken to the hospital, where she died. Police scanner traffic suggests that the girl had entered through the window, KOAA reports.
Posted Tuesday, December 24th 2013 @ 9am by Neal Colgrass, Newser Staff