“He had filed a report of his son stealing some things and also previous drug history,” Mathis told Channel 2. “We're trying to determine if it was self-defense and if indeed everything took place the way they say it took place.”
Authorities learned of the deadly shooting in the 3900 block of Cascade Palmetto Highway just after 3 a.m.
Lance Fountain, his wife and an adult sibling of Troy Fountain were in the home during the shooting, Channel 2 reported.
Chattahoochee Hills and Palmetto police initially responded to the scene due to confusion over the jurisdiction. South Fulton police, which just started providing services Monday, came as well. Ultimately, the case was turned over to Chattahoochee Hills.
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