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Cops: Colorado homeowner mistakes son for intruder, fatally shoots him

SEDALIA, Colo. — A Colorado man who reportedly mistook his adult son for an intruder told deputies he shot and killed him.

Douglas County deputies arrested 58-year-old Frank Leon Huner of Sedalia on suspicion of second-degree murder. 

He was released after posting a $50,000 bond.

Sheriff's spokeswoman Lauren LeKander says Huner called 911 at about 10:15 p.m. Saturday to report the shooting. He later said the victim was his son.

LeKander told KMGH-TV that investigators believe the victim is Huner's son, but they are awaiting the coroner's confirmation. His name hasn't been released.

Sedalia is about 35 miles south of Denver.

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