A man received treatment for a gunshot wound to the arm and is in custody after he allegedly strangled, kicked and hit the mother of his children Thursdayat the 3200 block of Calhoun Avenue.
Kevin Lamar Wilson, 29, was booked into the Hamilton County Jail, according to a release from the Chattanooga Police Department. His charges and bond information were not immediately available.
Police were called to the location on report of an unknown trouble at 1:09 p.m. Thursday, the release said. Upon arrival they found a female who told police she had been assaulted.
She told authorities her and Wilson got into a verbal argument that escalated when Wilson began to allegedly kick, hit and strangle her. The release said the female showed visible signs of an assault.
The female, fearing for her life, grabbed a firearm and shot Wilson in the arm, the release said. Wilson then drove himself to a local hospital where he received treatment and was taken into police custody.