Man Arrested In Maryland On Shooting, Robbery In Red Bank

Friday, February 7, 2014

A man charged in the Jan. 29 shooting on Morrison Springs Road near U.S. 27 in Red Bank in which one person was injured has been arrested in Maryland.

Late Wednesday evening, Prince George’s County, Md., law enforcement officers arrested Terrance Palmer, 23, of Chattanooga.

Arrest warrants were obtained by the investigating detectives late last week and officers from various local and federal jurisdictions as well as Prince George’s County have assisted in the location and apprehension of the suspect, police said.

Palmer was arrested on the outstanding Red Bank warrants and has also been charged with being in possession of a stolen vehicle and possession of a firearm through Prince George’s County, Md., authorities.

Extradition back to Chattanooga is being coordinated through the Hamilton County District Attorney General’s Office and Prince George’s County Prosecutor’s Office.  

Palmer was also being sought as a suspect in an October 2013 robbery in Red Bank.

Palmer, 23, lived at 3825 Hixson Pike, Chattanooga.

In the incident near Hardee's, he is charged with attempted murder, aggravated kidnapping and reckless endangerment.

In the October, 2013, Incident; he is facing three counts of aggravated robbery.

He is held on bond totaling $850,000. 


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