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15-year-old Michigan boy shoots father to defend himself

37-year-old man in critical but stable condition

The shooting occurred Friday night in Vandalia.
The shooting occurred Friday night in Vandalia.

VANDALIA, Mich. – Police say a 15-year-old boy shot his father to defend himself and another person in southwestern Michigan.

The Cass County sheriff's office says the 37-year-old man was in critical but stable condition at a hospital in South Bend, Indiana. The shooting occurred Friday night in Vandalia.