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According to the Polk County Sheriffs Department, an 18 year old has been arrested after he allegedly shot and killed his mother Thursday (4/28) morning.

Sheriff Judd tells us, Seth Settle shot his mom after she told him to stop smoking in the house. The mother had just got home from dropping off her other child at school when she smelled smoke. She opened Seth’s door, told him to stop smoking then closed the door. Seth got angry and shot through the door.

The medical examiner determined that the bullet went directly through his moms heart. Settle went to his friends house and confessed “I Just accidentally shot my mom.” Settle is charged with second-degree murder, discharging a firearm in a residential area, five counts of giving false information during an investigation and tampering with evidence.

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