Stepfather kills Colo. teen mistaken for burglar
Girl, 14, had apparently sneaked into basement around dawn.
A Colorado teenager apparently sneaking back into her home before dawn Monday was shot and killed when her stepfather mistook her for a burglar.
Colorado Springs police said the unidentified 14-year-old girl was shot just before 6 a.m. as she entered her home in the 4300 block of Ascendant Drive, on the city’s northeast side. Officers rushed her to a local hospital, where she died.