A 16-year-old boy is facing a murder charge after police say he stabbed his mother's boyfriend to death during a fight inside their Lanham, Maryland, home.
Officers were called to the 7000 block of Woodstream Terrace at 4 a.m. Thursday.
Police say Taahir Butler and 53-year-old Herman Jackson had been involved in a fight. During the altercation, Butler shot Jackson several times with a BB gun and then stabbed him, according to police.
Jackson was taken to the hospital, where he died a short time later. Police say Butler confessed to stabbing Jackson.
Butler has been charged as an adult with first- and second-degree murder.
He is being held without bond.