January 7th, 2014
08:57 PM ET

Police tase, shoot North Carolina teen in his home

"They murdered our son for no reason," North Carolina teen's stepfather says.

A mentally ill teenager was shot and killed by a police officer in his home in North Carolina this weekend, after a schizophrenic episode led his stepfather to call 9-1-1 for help.

'We called for help, and they killed my son,' North Carolina man says

The family of 18-year-old Keith Vidal are demanding action, saying their son was murdered.

David Mattingly has more on the story.

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