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Mother walking with son is shot dead

PRINCETON, Ind. – A woman has been shot dead while walking with her son in a restaurant parking lot in southwestern Indiana, and authorities say they have a suspect in custody.

Princeton Police Chief W.W. George confirmed that the shooting killed the woman Wednesday afternoon in the parking lot of Los Aztecas Mexican Grill in Princeton, about 25 miles north of Evansville.

George told WFIE-TV a man believed to be the woman’s boyfriend, shot her as she and her 13-year-old son were walking in the parking lot.

Witnesses told police the man shot the woman and ran from the scene. George said a man later was taken into custody.