Hunstville Police: Elderly man with dementia shoots stepson

Hunstville Police: Elderly man with dementia shoots stepson

According to police, an elderly man with dementia mistook his stepson for an intruder and shot him.

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on January 3, 2014 at 7:15 PM

HUNTSVILLE, Texas – According to police, an elderly man with dementia mistook his stepson for an intruder and shot him.

The incident happened Friday morning in the Elkins Lake subdivision.

The victim had gone to check on his stepdad, knocked on the door and startled him.

He was wounded in his leg but was expected to be OK.

Police said they’re still investigating, but so far there are no charges against the man.

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