Woman Charged With Murder Says She Shot Boyfriend in Movie Re-Enactment

A Missouri woman claims she was acting out a movie when she allegedly shot and killed her boyfriend.

Kalesha Marie Peterson, 37, called 911 around 10.22pm on March 7 to report that she had accidentally shot her 36-year-old boyfriend, David Dalton. When officers arrived, they found Dalton suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. He was pronounced dead a short time later. Peterson told authorities that “she and Dalton had been watching a movie and drinking alcoholic beverages that evening.”

She reportedly told police that “Dalton suggested the two play out a scene in the movie that involved a firearm.” She then told police that she had the gun in her hand when it discharged. Peterson has been charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death.

Source: Police: Woman said she shot boyfriend in movie re-enactment | WTOP

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