Police: Woman charged in killing said she shot boyfriend in movie re-enactment


    Kalesha Marie Peterson (Fulton Police Department)

    FULTON, Mo. (AP) - A Missouri woman charged with murder in the fatal shooting of her boyfriend told police they were acting out a movie scene when the gun went off.

    Kalesha Marie Peterson of Fulton is charged with second-degree murder and unlawful use of a weapon in the death of David Dalton.

    Peterson called 911 Thursday night and officers found Dalton in a bedroom with a gunshot wound to the head.

    Police say Peterson told investigators that the two were watching a movie and drinking when Dalton suggested they play out a movie scene involving a firearm. Police did not identify the movie.

    Police say that in addition to drinking, Peterson was taking several prescription medications.

    Peterson is jailed and does not yet have a listed attorney.

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