The shooting took place as a result of a custody dispute, according to the probable cause statement filed today in Newton County Circuit Court.
Rickey Lamb, who at one time had custody of his son and Tyminski's children, said his son told him the next time he, Christopher Lamb, got the children, his father would not get them back.
From the probable cause statement:
Rickey Lamb stated he went to Christopher Lamb's house to scare him so he would not keep the children. (He) stated he knew Christopher Lamb had a single shot shotgun so he took his 30-06 rifle with him for protection.
Rickey Lamb stated when he pulled into the driveway, Christopher Lamb knelt down behind a tree and fired (his) shotgun at him. Rickey Lamb stated he then grabbed his rifle and shot (his son).
(He) stated Christopher Lamb dropped the shotgun. Sarah Tyminski tried to pick the shotgun up and Rickey Lamb shot her. (He) stated Christopher Lamb fired the shotgun again at (him), hitting him in the left shoulder. Rickey Lamb then drove home.
Teresa Brown, who lives with Christopher Lamb and Sarah Tyminski, was inside the house when the crime occurred. (She) stated she was in the house and heard Christopher Lamb on the phone arguing with his father about the kids. (She) stated when Rickey Lamb pulled up the house, (he) started shooting.
(She) stated Christopher Lamb got his gun and shot at Rickey Lamb after Rickey had already shot Christopher and Sarah.
Sarah Tyminski was found in the front yard with what appeared to be a single gunshot wound to the hand and the side of her abdomen. (She) was pronounced dead at the scene.
Christopher Lamb was found inside the house near the front door He was transported to the hospitl and is in critical condition.
After treatment for a gunshot wound to to the shoulder, Rickey Lamb was taken to the Newton County Jail, where he is being held on a $500,000 cash-only bond.