Criminal Law

11-year-old Indiana boy shot his state trooper dad

Records obtained by The South Bend Tribune and WSBT 22 Thursday allege that the boy fired at his father, Officer Matt Makowski, in the buttocks with his .45-caliber duty weapon on Feb. 22. He was charged with attempted murder Wednesday.

The boy allegedly got the gun from Makowski’s locked police vehicle, which was parked outside the family’s home in Granger. The boy’s mother and father were both asleep when he fired, with the mother reportedly waking up to a loud “gong” sound followed by the screams from her husband.

Read the source article at nydailynews.com

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