Police: Off-duty officer shoots and kills son after mistaking him for intruder

Police: Off-duty officer shoots and kills son after mistaking him for intruder

July 23, 2012 Updated Jul 23, 2012 at 10:48 AM CDT

A tragic situation involving a New York police officer and his son.

According to the Syracuse (N.Y.) Post-Standard, police said a 59-year-old off-duty officer shot and killed his 37-year-old son at a motel early Saturday morning, believing his son was an intruder.

Read the Syracuse Post-Standard report HERE.

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