Police: Dad shot, killed man who was threatening teen daughter

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ST. LOUIS, Missouri– Police said a father took matters into his own hands after his teenage daughter was held at gunpoint.

KTVI reports the 17-year-old was outside of her home when two armed men confronted her and demanded she return back to her home.

The girl’s father saw the suspects with his daughter; that’s when St. Louis police said the teen’s father got his gun and fired several shots at the suspects, hitting both of them.

KTVI reports the girl’s mother also got a gun and started shooting but she didn’t hit anyone.

One of the suspects died.

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