At approximately 11:30 a.m. on Monday, June 17, 2019 the Newton County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a shooting at 8571 Eloise Lane in northern Newton County.Upon arrival Deputies found a 32 year old white female dead from a gunshot wound. A second subject identified as Chris Lamb, a white male, 35 year of age,s was also shot and was transported to an area hospital. Mr. Lamb resides at this address. The name of the deceased female is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

A white male of 58 years of age has been taken into custody. He was also treated for a gunshot wound. It is believed the dispute started over a custody issue. The investigation is continuing at this time.