Teen charged with killing stepfather

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Associated Press

Posted on April 24, 2013 at 11:02 AM

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police have charged a Breckinridge County juvenile with manslaughter in the shooting death of his stepfather.

Trooper Norman Chaffins of the Elizabethtown KSP post said police were called to a home in the Harned community at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The Breckenridge County coroner pronounced the stepfather dead at the scene. The youth is in police custody. The name of the victim was not immediately released.

Chaffins said a preliminary investigation indicated the 17-year-old shot his stepfather during an argument.

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