Milton Man Suspect in Shooting Death of Stepson
The Sunday afternoon incident happened in a townhome within Centennial Village on Hwy. 9.
A 46-year-old Milton man was being taken to Fulton County Jail on his way to being charged in the shooting death of his stepson at 2:15 p.m. today, Feb. 12.
"Our suspect's name is Eric Brandon, age 46. He shot his 16-year-old stepson," said Capt. Shawn McCarty of the Milton Police Department.
The shooting happened at 3153 Genesis Way in Milton, in the Habitat for Humanity community across from the Target shopping center on Hwy. 9.
McCarty said at 5 p.m. that the suspect was on his way to jail.
"He is not speaking to us. He will be charged with murder," McCarty said.
Both the victim and suspect lived in the home with other family members, but no other family was at home at the time.
"There was a friend from next door. He was upstairs when this happened," McCarty said. "He was not injured."
The police spokesperson said the suspect called police.
Members of the Milton Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division are on scene collecting evidence and information.
McCarty said this was the first shooting death in the city this year. In 2011, Milton Police investigated a single murder case, which is in Fulton Superior Court now.
The arrest information was supplied by the Milton Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.