New Boyfriend Charged With Shooting Girl's Ex-Boyfriend Multiple Times

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Dedrick Lamont Lindsey, Jr.
Dedrick Lamont Lindsey, Jr.

Dedrick Lamont Lindsey, Jr., is facing attempted first-degree murder charges in a case in which police said he was the new boyfriend of Tiara Moore and he shot her ex-boyfriend multiple times.

Lindsey, 19, is also charged with criminal conspiracy, reckless endangerment, aggravated assault and unlawfully carrying a gun.

Police were dispatched last Thursday to the 1800 block of Citico Avenue where they found Jeremiah Hicks suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his torso and extremities.

He said Ms. Moore called him and asked him to come outside. He said when he complied, Lindsey began firing at him.

The victim was transported to the hospital and underwent surgery.

He was initially listed in critical condition.

Police said some of the bullets fired by Lindsey entered a house at 1809 Citico Ave. There were people inside, but no one was hit.

Police said Lindsey does not have a valid gun carry permit.

He is a validated gang member, according to police.

 

 


2nd Independent Candidate May Be On Walker County Ballot

A second Independent candidate may be on the ballot for sole commissioner of Walker County in the election on Nov. 8. Perry D. Lamb, Jr. has been working toward collecting the necessary 1,640 signatures of registered voters on a petition. His campaign said he is close to the goal. Incumbent Bebe Heiskell is running an an Independent. Election officials said since she was ... (click for more)

Pair Sought In Carjacking On Mountain Creek Road

Two men are being sought in connection with a carjacking on Mountain Creek Road early Thursday morning. The Chattanooga Police Department responded to the incident in the 1100 block of Mountain Creek Rd. Upon arrival police made contact with the female victim. She said she had received a phone call from her friends wanting a ride. After picking up her friends, who are also ... (click for more)

Save Coolidge Park - And Response (2)

Last Monday morning while at work a good friend messaged me concerning a matter that I had not heard anything about dealing with Coolidge Park and its future. Apparently that night the City Council was to read an ordinance that would allow the mayor to start negotiations with the relocation of the Medal of Honor Museum. This ordinance would enable the city to lease approximately ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Chicago’s Gun Buyer

In the days following the horrifying massacre of 50 people at an Orlando nightclub, several of the crazies in the media have dashed about trying to prove how easy it is to obtain an assault weapon. Some guy in Philadelphia claims he bought one in seven minutes when, in fact, we would all have been better served if he had written how long it took him to get a psychiatric exam and ... (click for more)

Memorial Service For Lynn Trent is Sunday June 26

 “To all who knew Lynn this (his death) is truly sad news. My friendship with Lynn goes back to the 70's.I was always the better for having seen Lynn on any trip home and know no one more dedicated to or who loved the Mocs any more than Lynn.” UTC Alum and Actor Dennis Haskins   We have lost a friend. Actually a great friend. One who was dedicated ... (click for more)

Red Bank Stays Unbeaten With Win Over Waterdogs

The Red Bank Gators are now a win away from claiming first place in the White division of the Chattanooga Area Swim League. Facing the Waterdogs from Cleveland in a battle of unbeaten teams at Red Bank Thursday night, the Gators clinched at least a tie for first place with a 403-366 victory in a meet that was much closer than that 37-point margin might otherwise indicate. ... (click for more)