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Prosecutors reviewing case of stepson who shot stepfather in abdomen
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Wednesday, October 16, 2013 8:43 AM EDT
Prosecutors are reviewing a case of a teenager who shot his stepfather in the abdomen after he walked in on a fight between his parents.
Paducah police detective Sgt. Brian Laird says Bryant told officers he heard his parents arguing in another room at 1 a.m. Tuesday. Bryant told detectives that he saw his stepfather, Salaam Muhammad, pinning Bryant's mother, Shataka Muhammad, to the wall. Bryant said he tried to stop his stepfather, then went to another room to get a handgun.
Laird says Bryant told police his stepfather turned on him and he shot Salaam Muhammad once.
Salaam Muhammad was in stable condition at Lourdes.
Information from: The Paducah Sun, http://www.paducahsun.com