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Tioga boy fires shotgun at mom's boyfriend

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Posted: Apr 9, 2010 6:48 AM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: Tioga, boy, shooting, shotgun, boyfriend, mom, Rapides Parish

Authorities say an 11-year-old Tioga boy has been given a citation for aggravated assault with a firearm after he fired a shotgun to break up a disturbance between his mother and
her boyfriend.

Rapides Parish sheriff's deputies say 30-year-old Marcus Honore was booked with domestic abuse battery, possession of stolen goods between $300 and $500, and simple battery.

The boy's mother, 29-year-old Dara Lee Kittenger, faces charges of domestic abuse battery, possession of a controlled dangerous substance and battery on a police officer.

Deputies tell the Alexandria Town Talk the boy grabbed a 12-gauge shotgun and chased Honore out of the house, firing one shot over the man's head.

The 11-year-old was turned over to the custody of his father.

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