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Mother shoots 31-year-old man after her 16-year-old daughter invited him to their home

By Mason White 12:24 PM March 3, 2017
Valerie Fowler
Valerie Fowler
By: Emily Lewis

(Scroll down for video) Police are trying to figure out the extent of the relationship between a grown man and a teenager.

A mother of Oklahoma, called police to report that she shot a man before he managed to escape from her home.

Garvin County sheriff Larry Rhodes said that officers found the injured man on a neighbor’s porch. He suffered a gunshot wound that was serious, but non-life threatening.

The victim, who has not been named, was airlifted to Oklahoma City Hospital, where he is being treated.

34-year-old Valerie Fowler told police that she shot the man, who is close to her age than her daughter, after finding him in her child’s room.

Police said that the 16-year-old girl invited the 31-year-old man into her room. The girl reportedly referred to the man as her boyfriend.

Fowler was charged with assault and battery with a deadly weapon.