Homeowner accidentally shoots son while trying to stop home invasion


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Family game night took a frightening turn as police said a father accidentally shot his own son trying to stop a home invasion.

It happened last month near Ladera and Ouray. Police say Kasey Flores and his family were in the living room when 25-year-old Steven Sena started beating on their door, eventually kicking it down.

Police say the homeowner shot at Sena’s legs. The intruder, Flores and Flores’ son started fighting in the front yard when Flores’ gun went off, hitting his son.

Neighbors say the family has since moved out.

“I have two little boys that live just across the street, and two know that anybody could just walk up and try to kill or hurt you is really scary,” said a neighbor.

Sena is charged with breaking and entering.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest Video

Now Trending on KRQE.com

Video Forecast

Connor's Tuesday Afternoon Forecast

Thumbnail for the video titled "Connor's Tuesday Afternoon Forecast"
More Weather Video Forecast

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss