South Precinct Detectives Investigating Claim of Self-Defense in Saturday Night Shooting Death
July 7, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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.