Police investigating self-defense shooting over weekend

Monday, July 8, 2013 at 2:33pm

Metro police are continuing to investigate a claim of self-defense in Saturday night’s shooting death of Frederick Kentrall Poston by his former girlfriend.

Police were called to the Yelton Court home of Ltuanya Ballard at 9:15 p.m. where they found Poston, 37, of LaVergne, fatally wounded just inside the residence. Ballard, 40, remained at the scene.

According to reports, during an interview, she told detectives that she shot Poston during a physical confrontation. No charges have been places at this point. Detectives will staff the case with the District Attorney’s office at the conclusion of the investigation.