Man Shot Multiple Times On Central Avenue Monday Morning While In His Car Is In Critical Condition

Monday, February 24, 2014

A man who was shot multiple times on Monday morning while in his car is in critical condition.

Chattanooga Police Officers responded to a person shot call at 1932 Central Ave. at 9:52 a.m. 

Officers found Derrick Lee Thornton, the victim, sitting in his vehicle. He had several gunshot wounds to the face, arm and chest areas. He was transported to a local hospital for the gunshot injuries and is listed in critical condition. 

The victim was driving his vehicle south on Central Avenue when he was shot by an unknown suspect. There is no suspect information at this time.

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

 


Latest Hamilton County Jail Booking Report - And Mug Shots

Here is the latest jail booking report from Hamilton County: BIVINS, DAVID ANTHONY     3309 EAST 43RD STREET CHATTANOOGA, 37407     40     Chattanooga          DOMESTIC ASSAULT BRADLEY, JUSTIN DALE     4950 TREMONT CIRCLE CLEVELAND, 37312     23    ... (click for more)

Crime Stoppers: Identity Theft At Academy Sports

Crime Stoppers and the Chattanooga Police Department are seeking information regarding an identity theft case from July.  The suspect was caught on camera at an Academy Sports store in Chattanooga. The suspect used the victim’s identity to open a credit card and later made charges at several different locations in the Chattanooga area. The suspect charged over $700 to the ... (click for more)

Vote No On Health Insurance Changes Affecting County Teachers

Our Hamilton County School Board will vote on insurance changes effecting both active employees and retirees, who are not on Medicare at this time.  HCEA strongly objects to changes being made at this time and urges a “No” vote.  Insurance had been frozen three years by negotiations.  Since the Educators Professional Negotiations Act was nullified by the 2011 Legislature, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Al Sharpton’s Wise Remarks

I’ll admit I paid little more than scant attention to the Monday funeral of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old who was shot and killed by police bullets in Ferguson, Mo., after he allegedly was involved in strong-armed robbery. There are too many tawdry details and, in my way of thinking, there is nothing under God’s sun, absolutely nothing, that gives others the right to riot, burn ... (click for more)

After String Of Injuries, Ailments Vols' Maggitt Ready To Play

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Come Sunday ,  it will have been 659 days since Curt Maggitt played a snap in a college football game, but that's not what he's concerned about. "It's four days from now," Maggitt said Wednesday. "That's what's most important. It's going to be emotional for sure. It's been a real long time since I've been out there and ran through the `T' actually suited ... (click for more)

Saturday's Sixteen: College Football Picks

  College football with all its pomp and pageantry is finally here with a long weekend of games starting tonight. SEC has two conference games as Arkansas visits Auburn and Texas A&M is at South Carolina … Georgia-Clemson should be a great game, Utah State could give Tennessee a battle and Louisiana Monroe will be waiting at home to beat Wake Forest. Here ... (click for more)