PORTSMOUTH, OHIO: Authorities in southern Ohio have charged a 14-year-old boy with murder following the fatal shooting of the teen’s father.
Scioto County Sheriff Marty Donini says deputies found the body of the man after receiving a 911 call Sunday.
The sheriff says the caller reported that a boy had come to his house saying he had shot his father.
Donini says the 14-year-old boy was taken into custody and charged with murder after consultation with the Scioto County Prosecutor’s Office.
The sheriff says the boy’s 48-year-old father was found dead of an apparent gunshot wound.
The boy is being held at Ross County Juvenile Detention Center and Donini says more charges could be brought.