Michigan teen ‘fatally shoots his mother in the back of head only hours after an argument over him not being allowed to keep a puppy’

Michigan teen ‘fatally shoots his mother in the back of head only hours after an argument over him not being allowed to keep a puppy’

A 19-year-old Michigan man is accused of fatally shooting his mother while she slept after she told he couldn’t keep a puppy.

Andrew Willson was charged with murder and felony firearm possession on Monday after he allegedly shot his 51-year-old mother, Lisa Marie Willson, while she slept in her bed early Friday morning in Wheatfield Township, the Lansing State Journal reported.

Authorities say the teen called 911 around 7am on Friday to report that he came back home to find his mother murdered.

Andrew Willson was charged with murder and felony firearm possession Monday

The mother (above) reportedly told her son that he would have to keep the dog he had recently found at his dad’s home in Dansville on Thursday evening

Police officers and sheriff’s deputies arrived to the scene in the 200 block of Linn Road near Williamston and found her body inside her bedroom.

The mother had been shot once in the back of the head, authorities said.

Ingham County Sheriff’s detective Charles Buckland said that investigators had determined that no one besides her and her son had been inside the house the night of the killing.

Buckland said that the mother told her son that he would have to keep the dog he had recently found at his dad’s home in Dansville on Thursday evening.

  • Police say he shot and killed his mother, Lisa Willson, 51, while she slept Friday
  • Willson allegedly killed her after she told him he could not keep a puppy
  • A judge denied him bond and he is set to appear in court again on September 28

The 19-year-old told authorities that he removed a .22 Magnum rifle from a locked cabinet overnight. He allegedly told police he went into his mother’s (above) room and shot her in the back of the head as she slept. He is being held in jail on no bond

The 19-year-old told authorities that he removed a .22 Magnum rifle from a locked cabinet overnight.

He allegedly said that he went into her room and shot her in the back of the head as she slept, the newspaper reported.

Willson then drove around and got rid of the weapon, but it was recovered by police.

Authorities said the weapon had a spent shell casing and a live round in it.

Willson was arraigned at 55th District Court in Mason on Monday in front of Judge Mark Blumer.

The judge denied him bond and he is set to appear in court again on September 28.

He does not have a past criminal background or history.

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