On Friday night, August 17, Chadd Tipton pulled up to his home. A man, walked up to the car and started harrassing the occupants. At some point Chadd got out of the car and the man pulled out a gun and shot at him, hitting him twice.
UPDATE: The suspect was captured on Friday, August 24th
The shooting victim, Fountain resident Chadd Tipton is facing some pretty hefty medical bills. As of this writing, he still has a bullet lodged in his arm. He’s due to see a specialist next week. The family is seeking assistance from the community, both in the apprehension of the suspect and with the medical bills arising from the attack.
A fund has been set up at Ent Federal Credit Union. You can make a contribution at any Ent Branch to the Chadd M. Tipton Medical Fund, Account #592034.