Man Gunned Down by Angry Mother-In-Law, Records Shooting

Tamarac grandma facing attempted first-degree murder for shooting

Authorities say a Boca Raton man recorded his estranged mother-in-law shooting him in her front yard during a visit to pick up his son.

Salvatore Miglino, 39, was picking up his 3-year-old Thursday at his mother-in-law's home in the 8600 block of Northwest 57th Court as part of a court order when the attack occurred, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office.

Miglino was expecting a confrontation, so he hit the record button on his iPhone, according to the BSO.

The mother-in-law, 66-year-old Cheryl Hepner, met Miglino outside with the boy's pillow and bag, and told him that her husband was inside and wanted to talk to him.

When Miglino declined, Hepner pulled a handgun from behind the pillow and opened fire three times, the BSO said.

Wounded in his ribcage and shoulder, Miglino landed on Hepner in the front yard.

"I can’t believe you did that, I can’t believe you shot me," Miglino screams in the iPhone footage, as Hepner curses and tells him to get off her.

According to the BSO, Hepner told officers that Miglino had tried to shoot her but she knocked the gun out of his hand and shot him instead.

"Why did he do this to you?" asks the dispatcher in the 911 call.

"He's a son of a  bi**h," the woman says.

She goes on to say that Miglino and her daughter were in the middle of a "horrible divorce."

Miglino was taken to Broward General Hospital by Tamarac Fire Rescue and later released.

Hepner was arrested Thursday night and charged with attempted first-degree murder. She was being held without bond and it was unknown whether she has an attorney.

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