Hamby Shoots Younger Brother After Argument On Dewayne Road

Saturday, February 19, 2011

A man shot his younger brother after they argued at Dewayne Road early Saturday morning.

The shooting victim was transported to Erlanger Hospital and Chattanooga Police responded to investigate.

According to family members and detectives of the Chattanooga Police Department, the shooting occurred at 7641 Dewayne Road where two brothers, Zachary and Jacob Hamby, live. It began as a verbal argument, but quickly escalated and Jacob, 27, shot his brother Zachary, 25.

Zachary Hamby is expected to recover from his injuries.

Jacob Hamby was booked into the Hamilton County Jail and charged with attempted first-degree murder and aggravated assault.


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