Tennessee man arrested after killing son, shooting family dog


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. 

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