18-year-old charged with shooting and killing mother inside Staten Island home

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Monday, October 11, 2021
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An 18-year-old man was arrested and charged with shooting and killing his mother on Staten Island Saturday.

NEW DORP, Staten Island (WABC) -- An 18-year-old man was arrested and charged with shooting and killing his mother during a dispute on Staten Island Saturday.

Adnan Pelinkovic is facing several charges including murder and attempted murder.

Police officers responded to the family's home on Burbank Avenue in New Dorp around 6:20 p.m. where they found 51-year-old Minire Pelinkovic with a gunshot wound to the chest.

She was taken to Staten Island Hospital University North, where she later died.

Police say Adnon Pelinkovic also injured his 54-year-old father who suffered a cut to his chest, he refused medical attention.

Police said they recovered a gun.

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