• Police say a 15-year-old girl who shot her mother's abusive boyfriend won't face charges

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    A 15-year-old girl from North Carolina won't face charges for shooting and killing her mom's abusive boyfriend .
    According to police, the August 8 shooting was "justified" based on facts and evidence.
    Authorities say the night he was shot, the man, who has been identified as Steven Kelley, assaulted, strangled, and threatened the teen's mom Chandra Nierman and her family.
    Nierman "suffered significant bruises and contusions," according to police.
    Kelley had previously threatened, assaulted, and "terrorized" Nierman, police say.
    A 15-year-old girl from North Carolina won't face charges for...
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  • Sheriff: Mom's boyfriend shot by teen had abusive history

    Sheriff: Mom's boyfriend shot by teen had abusive history

    1 month ago - By The Seattle Times

    FOREST CITY, N.C. - North Carolina authorities say a man fatally shot by a teenager while strangling the girl's mother had faced domestic violence accusations in multiple states. The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office said 46-year-old Steven Kelley assaulted the mother at least one other time before the Aug. 8 attack that ended with his...
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  • Teen daughter shoots, kills mother's abusive boyfriend

    1 month ago - By WGN TV

    RUTHERFORDTON, N.C. - A North Carolina teenager was “justified” when she shot and killed a man who was strangling her mother, according to the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office.
    In a news release, deputies said 46-year-old Steven Kelley was assaulting his girlfriend inside the couple's home on Aug. 8. when he yelled he was “going to cut throat and kill everyone in the house,” deputies said in a news release.
    The woman's 12-year-old son grabbed a gun and handed it to his 15-year-old sister who fired twice, fatally striking Kelley in his chest. The teenager's 16-year-old sister's leg was...
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