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Published November 26, 2012, 12:00 AM

Images from Little Falls shootings


Morrison County Sheriff Michel Wetzel speaks at a news conference Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, in Little Falls, Minn. Byron David Smith, a 64-year-old Minnesota homeowner who shot two teenagers in the midst of an apparent Thanksgiving Day break-in told authorities he feared they had a weapon, but acknowledged firing "more shots than I needed to" and appeared to take pride in "a good clean finishing shot" for one teen, according to investigators. Smith was charged Monday with two counts of second-degree murder. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Elizabeth Flores)

  • Morrison County Sheriff Michel Wetzel speaks at a news conference Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, in Little Falls, Minn. Byron David Smith, a 64-year-old Minnesota homeowner who shot two teenagers in the midst of an apparent Thanksgiving Day break-in told authorities he feared they had a weapon, but acknowledged firing "more shots than I needed to" and appeared to take pride in "a good clean finishing shot" for one teen, according to investigators. Smith was charged Monday with two counts of second-degree murder. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Elizabeth Flores)
  • Family members of the victims listen as Morrison County Sheriff Michel Wetzel described the shooting by Byron David Smith in Morrison County District Court Monday Nov. 26, 2012 in Little Falls, Minn. Smith was charged with two counts of second-degree murder without premeditation in the killings of Nicholas Brady, 17, and his cousin Haile Kifer, 18. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune,Elizabeth Flores )
  • Crystal Shaeffel, 27, of Little Falls, cries after walking up the driveway of the home of Byron David Smith in Little Falls, Minn., Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012. Her brother Nick Brady, 17, and cousin Haile Kifer, 18, were shot and killed during an alleged break-in on Thanksgiving day at the home. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Renee Jones Schneider)
  • A keep out sign stands at the property of Byron David Smith, in Little Falls, Minn., Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. Smith, a 64-year-old Minnesota homeowner who shot two teenagers in the midst of an apparent Thanksgiving Day break-in told authorities he feared they had a weapon, but acknowledged firing "more shots than I needed to" and appeared to take pride in "a good clean finishing shot" for one teen, according to investigators. He was charged Monday with two counts of second-degree murder. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Elizabeth Flores)
  • In a Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012 photo, Rachel Brady, sister of Nick Brady, and cousin of Haile Kifer, who were shot and killed during an alleged break in on Thanksgiving Day, speaks about her brother to a crowd who gathered for a vigil in Little Falls, Minn. Byron David Smith, 64, of Little Falls, told police he shot Kifer, 18, and Brady, 17, during a break-in Thursday. But authorities said his actions exceeded reasonable self-defense and planned to charge him Monday with second-degree murder. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Renee Jones Schneider)