Son shoots, kills mother's boyfriend, county police say

November 08, 1993

A reported attack on an Essex woman by her 33-year-old boyfriend was ended last night when he was shot to death by her son, Baltimore County police reported.

Police said the woman was taking a shower after an argument with the man when he entered the first-floor bathroom and began choking her.

The violence occurred at the woman's home in the 600 block of Delaware Ave. None of the people was immediately identified.

Police said the woman's 23-year-old son was in his second-floor room when he heard the commotion, retrieved a 9mm Glock semi-automatic handgun, and went downstairs to find the man choking his mother. He fired at least one shot, hitting the boryfriend in the head, police said.

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