Christopher Jones Shot And Killed On Chandler Avenue Friday Night; Police Looking For Santory Johnson

Warrants Issued For Santory Johnson

Saturday, October 5, 2013
Santory Johnson
Santory Johnson

Chattanooga Police responded to a shooting at 4000 Chandler Ave., Friday at approximately 11:25 p.m.  where they found the victim, Christopher Jones, 24, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.  He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.  

It was reported to detectives that Jones was arguing with the suspect, Santory Johnson, 35, when Johnson shot him.

Johnson has been charged with first-degree murder, aggravated assault, and unlawful possession of a firearm. There are warrants for his arrest, but he has not been located.  

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Chattanooga Police Department at 423 698-2525 or Crime Stoppers at 423 698-3333.

 


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