Domestic Dispute Leaves One Arrested and Another Hospitalized

A domestic dispute in DeKalb County ends with one man hospitalized, and another behind bars. Tuesday night, DeKalb County Investigators, Ider Police, and State Troopers responded to a call about a dispute between a father and son at a home in Henagar. When authorities arrived, they found a man with a gunshot wound to his head. He was taken to a hospital for surgery. The man’s condition is unknown at this time. Officials arrested Scott Slaton and charged him with Obstructing Government Operations and resisting arrest. Sheriff Jimmy Harris says the investigation is still ongoing, and more charges may be added against Slaton.


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