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South Precinct Detectives Investigating Claim of Self-Defense in Saturday Night Shooting Death


July 7, 2013


South Precinct detectives are continuing to investigate a claim of self-defense in Saturday night’s shooting death of Frederick Kentrall Poston by his former girlfriend.
Officers were called to the Yelton Court home of Ltuanya Ballard at 9:15 p.m.  They found Poston, 37, of LaVergne, fatally wounded just inside the residence.  Ballard, 40, remained at the scene.  During an interview, she told detectives that she shot Poston during a physical confrontation.
No charges have been placed at present.  Detectives will staff the case with the District Attorney’s Office at the conclusion of the investigation.


Frederick Kentrall Poston