STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. -- A Henry County murder suspect tearfully called a 911 dispatcher, claiming he'd shot his father in self-defense.
The 911 call made by John Morgan Jr., immediately after the May 30 shooting at the family auto parts store was released Tuesday.
"I shot my dad," Morgan is heard saying. "He come here wanting to fight."
Henry County Police said Morgan shot his 79-year-old father during an argument. The 48-year-old suspect is being held at the Henry County Jail on one count of murder.
"He got out and started shedding his pockets," Morgan told the dispatcher. "He said he wasn't putting up with all this (expletive), so I had to shoot him."
The dispatcher asked Morgan where his father had been hit.
"I shot him wherever I could hit him," Morgan answered.
The dispatcher then asked Morgan if he would check to see if his father was breathing.
"I shot him with an AK-47," Morgan answered. "Ain't no way he's breathing."
Morgan was sitting at a desk at Morgan Auto Parts on Highway 138 when officers arrived.
He faces a June 20 hearing.