Incident

4-23-2015 Georgia Dalton 2-1

Location

April 23, 2015

Shell gas station
3896 Cleveland Hwy
Dalton, Georgia
Geolocation: 34.8938, -84.9464

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Melissa Ball
  • Age: 27
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Grayden Lee Whitmore
  • Age: 8
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Family
  • Name: Christopher Eric Whitmore
  • Age: 36
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Suicide^
  • Murder/Suicide
  • Domestic Violence

Notes

Whitfield Co, McDonald's parking lot, husband killed wife, son, then self with handgun; 34.893789, -84.946427

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Handgun
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 14
State Senate District: 54
State House District: 6