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Douglas County man accidentally shoots, kills son

Man stated that he believed son was intruder

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. - A Sedalia man has been arrested after he accidentally shot and killed his son, authorities say. 

Frank Leo Huner Jr. called 911 at 10:15 p.m. on July 1 to report that he had fatally shot his son, Nicholas Huner.

Frank told police that he thought his son was an intruder attempting to break into his home.

A Douglas County coroner confirmed on Monday that the man fatally shot was 33-year-old Nicholas Huner. 

Frank has been taken into custody and booked Second-Degreegree Murder.

This is an ongoing investigation. 

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