Alberta Floods

Alberta judge acquits boy of murder who shot abusive dad to protect his mother

An Alberta judge has found a boy not guilty of second-degree murder after he fatally shot his abusive father to prevent the death of his mother. The boy, known as H because he can't be identified under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, was only 13 when he shot his father twice with a rifle on Aug. 5, 2013 near a remote community in northern Alberta. Justice Paul Jeffrey of Court of Queen's Bench s…

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