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Joel LaFromboise, 17, poses for a picture in an undated family photo. LaFromboise was shot and killed early Saturday morning. Special to The Forum

'He murdered my son,' father says

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MOORHEAD - Joel LaFromboise was supposed to be home at midnight.

But six minutes past his curfew Saturday, the Moorhead teen lay dying in a stranger's apartment from a gunshot wound to his chest.


LaFromboise had gone uninvited into Vernon Allen's apartment. A struggle ensued when he didn't leave, and Allen, 47, shot the 17-year-old after he grabbed the barrel of the 12-gauge shotgun.

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