Teenager Kills Father in Order to Protect Mother, Authorities Say

November 27, 2012 Updated Nov 27, 2012 at 5:05 PM EDT

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Teenager Kills Father in Order to Protect Mother, Authorities Say

November 27, 2012 Updated Nov 27, 2012 at 5:05 PM EDT

A shocking story from Florida.

According to a report from The Tampa Tribune, police said a 17-year-old shot and killed father over the weekend while trying to protect his mother, who was being assaulted. The boy was not arrested and was released to the custody of his mother, according to The Tampa Tribune report.

Read the story from TBO.com HERE.