Winston Gant, owner of Gant's Towing Service, has died as a result of an armed robbery on Saturday.
Officers from the Red Bank Police Department responded to 2401 Briggs Ave. on Saturday to investigate a reported robbery and shooting.
Early Wednesday morning, Mr. Gant succumbed to his injuries at a local hospital.
Red Bank officials are now considering this a robbery/homicide and continue to actively pursue leads in conjunction with other law enforcement agencies.
Mr. Gant was a longtime resident of Red Bank. Gant’s Towing Service is located in Red Bank. He was also Republican Rep. Gerald McCormick’s father-in-law.
Anyone with information on this crime should call the Police Department, Major Crimes Division, at 875-0167 or police communications at 877-2481.
Graveside services will be held on Friday at noon in Chattanooga Memorial Park.
Arrangements are by Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace.