By Barbara Liston ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) - Two Florida sisters, ages 15 and 11, have been charged with premeditated murder in the shooting death of their 16-year-old brother, who was killed with a handgun taken from the bedroom of their out-of-town parents, authorities said on Wednesday. The 15-year-old girl confessed to the shooting, which occurred on Monday night in Columbia County, just south of the Georgia border, according to a police report. She told police that her brother had beaten her and locked her inside a bedroom. ...
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