34-year-old man charged with killing 67-year-old mother in Dover shooting Friday night

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A 67-year-old woman was shot and killed by her 34-year-old son in Dover on Friday night, Delaware State Police reported.

Police said they were called to the 200 block of Harriet St. at around 7:19 p.m. for reports of a shooting. The caller was Kyle Leonard, the 67-year-old woman's son, police said. He told officials that he shot and killed his mother with a handgun in their home, according to police. He did not resist arrest.

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Leonard was charged with first-degree murder at Delaware State Police Troop 3. He was sent to Sussex Correctional Institution on a $200,000 cash bond. Police have not reported a motive for the shooting.

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This article originally appeared on Delaware News Journal: 67-year-old woman killed by son in Dover shooting Friday night

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