Chattanooga Police Officer Shoots And Kills Man Armed With Gun And Knife Near Emma Wheeler Homes

Saturday, December 12, 2015

A Chattanooga Police officer shot and killed a man who police said was armed with a gun and a knife on Woodland View Circle near Emma Wheeler Homes on Saturday.

Just before noon, Chattanooga Police responded to the 5113 Woodland View Circle in response to a mental health/unknown trouble call. 

Hamilton County 911 received a call from an individual making unusual demands, police said.

Chattanooga Police were dispatched to the residence to make contact with the caller.

Once on the scene, police encountered an armed individual at the residence with a small child. Police said the armed suspect exited and entered his house multiple times, refusing to comply with directions from police.

The Chattanooga SWAT/HNT team was requested by officers on scene due to the potential for a hostage situation.

The man then exited the house holding the small child and brandishing both a knife and a firearm, it was stated.

The small child was able to get out of reach of the suspect and was rescued by a Chattanooga Police officer.

Police said during the rescue of the child, "the armed suspect moved aggressively toward the officer and small child while brandishing the weapons. Officers on scene used corresponding force to subdue the suspect."

He was transported to a local hospital where he received treatment but succumbed to his injuries.

He was identified as Javario Shante Eagle, 24.

Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information regarding this incident to call 423-698-2525.  The investigation is ongoing and more information will be released when available.

 


Couple Ganged After Arranging To Sell PlayStations Via Letgo App

Two men and a woman have been charged in an incident in which a couple said they were robbed, ganged and threatened with a gun after meeting to sell PS3 and PS4 PlayStations for $200. The couple said the deal was set up through the app Letgo that is used for selling items to individuals. They said it was arranged that they meet with the potential buyer, Charley Daniel, on ... (click for more)

Latest Hamilton County Jail Booking Report

Here is the latest jail booking report from Hamilton County: ADKINS, THOMAS PRESTON  3101 DALTON PIKE CLEVELAND, 37323  Age at Arrest: 37 years old Arresting Agency: Collegedale Booked for Previous Charges or Other Reason(s) --- BEELER, RAYMOND LEWIS  6902 MOCKINBIRD LANE HARRISON, 37341  Age at Arrest: 58 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton ... (click for more)

A Light Rain Began To Fall

Around noon Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the most powerful nation on Earth after a long and sometimes bitter campaign where 17 GOP candidates of his own party and two of the opposing party competed for the honor.   Thousands rejoiced in the Washington D.C. streets while policemen who had come along with national guardsmen pushed ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: A Lady Remembers Rex

Kevin Roden sits on the City Council in Denton, Texas (think the Dallas-Fort Worth airport area in the northeastern part of the state) and he is gearing up to run for a third term this spring. He’s already got his website up and, while the election isn’t until April, he writes on his blog every now and then. Last month he let his wife take a turn at it, which brings us to yesterday’s ... (click for more)

Bradley Girls, Cleveland Boys Post Big 5-3A Wins

CLEVELAND, Tenn. – At this juncture in the District 5-3A basketball season, the No. 1 question around District 5-3A is can anyone slow down the Bradley Central girls and Cleveland boys? About 3,000 fans that packed Raider Arena on Friday night probably left feeling like the No. 1-ranked Bearettes and No. 3 Blue Raiders are entrenched atop the league standings and are possibly ... (click for more)

Arts & Sciences Shows Improvement In Win Over Silverdale Baptist

When the Arts & Sciences and Silverdale Baptist boys’ basketball teams met for the first time this season, the Patriots fought to pull out a 10-point victory in the District 5-A game. For Friday’s rematch, CSAS wanted to prove that it had improved since that Nov. 29 matchup, and it only took one quarter for the Patriots to do just that. Coach Mark Dragoo’s ... (click for more)