A case of mistaken identity takes a tragic turn for a family in Connecticut.

FOX News Radio's Joy Piazza has the details:

Jeffrey Giuliano thought he was protecting himself and his sister from an intruder but instead, he ended up shooting and killing his own son. Police in the town of New Fairfield say Giuliano's sister, who lives next door called him early Thursday, saying someone broke into her house. Giuliano confronted the teen who was wearing a ski mask.

(Hodge) "Felt as if he was being threatened, and apparently the intruder had what appeared to be a weapon in his hand, and discharged his firearm."

Town Selectman John Hodge. Once the ski mask was pulled back. He realized the intruder was his 15-year-old son, Tyler. Neighbors say they're in shock:

(Neighborhood) "Beyond anything that I can even imagine."

No charges have been filed against Giuliano.

Joy Piazza, FOX News Radio.

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