Retired Cop Mistakes Son for Burglar, Shoots Him

Assumed son was intruder because he didn't know his son had left the home, shot him in the head

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Authorities say a retired Chicago police detective shot and killed his son after mistaking him for a burglar.

According to police, the body of 48-year-old Michael Griffin was found early Wednesday in the father's condominium on Chicago's Northwest Side. He had been shot in the head.

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