Tuesday, June 23, 2015
IA: Backyard Shooting may be Self Defense
Based on witness statements, police believe there was an altercation in the backyard and the victim pulled out a gun. One of the males got into a physical fight with the the victim. The other male retrieved the handgun and shot the victim in the head, perhaps multiple times.
Police brought both males in for questioning, but they were released as police now might consider the incident an act of self-defense, Tuttle said. One of the males involved called police.