The East Ridge Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened late Friday night.
According to a press release by the department, officers responded to 925 Altamaha Street at 11:32 p.m. on a report of a person shot. When officers arrived they found Brian Turner, 31, suffering from a shotgun wound to the head.
Police said that the suspect, 46-year-old Patrick Daly, told them that he had shot Turner in self-defense.
Officials said the shooting is under investigation.
East Ridge News Online will update this story when more information becomes available.