Hamilton County detectives say a man shot and killed his son Saturday night according to ABC affiliate WTVC.
According to a report obtained by WTVC, Michael McElrath is charged with criminal homicide for shooting and killing his 15-year-old son.
Police say McElrath then shot the family dog before fleeing to a neighbors house. McElrath is being held at Hamilton County Jail on a $1 million bond.
The investigation is ongoing.