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Virginia Homeowner Fatally Shoots Teen For Trespassing

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The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office says a homeowner fired a warning shot before fatally shooting a 16-year-old neighbor who drunkenly entered the wrong home by mistake.

Caleb Gordley of Sterling died from a gunshot to the back of his shoulder Sunday morning. His family says he snuck out of the house Saturday night and went drinking with friends. Walking home, he mistakenly entered a home that looked similar to his own that was two doors down. Gordley went in by crawling through a back window.

The sheriff's office says the homeowner gave verbal warnings and fired a warning shot, but Gordley continued up the stairs. The teen was shot in the back after passing the homeowner in a hallway and walking toward a bedroom where others were located.

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