4 Shot On Fagan Street Saturday Evening; 2 In Critical Condition

Saturday, June 29, 2013

The suspects of Saturday night’s shooting on Fagan Street, in which four people were injured, have been identified as Latrell Walker, 28, and Tevin Douglas, 23.  Both have been charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault, evading arrest, unlawful possession of a weapon and reckless endangerment.   

The victims have been identified as Kristopher Moore, 24, Tadarrel Oakley, 20, Bennie Melton, 18, and a 16 year-old male.  Moore and the 16-year-old are in critical condition.  Oakley and Melton sustained non-life-threatening injuries.  

Chattanooga Police responded at 7:24 p.m. to a shooting in the 3800 block of Fagan Street. It was reported that there was a large gathering of people at this location when an altercation started with the suspects who were in a blue SUV. Shots were fired and the suspects fled, but were later apprehended after a police pursuit.  

The investigation is ongoing and more information will be released when available. 


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