Teen Shot In The Face In Dalton Monday Is Stable; Investigation Continues

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

The Dalton Police Department has identified two persons of interest in the Monday investigation on Wrinkle Street. Meanwhile, the victim is now in stable condition at a hospital in Chattanooga and is expected to recover from his injuries. No arrests have been made in the case and the investigation is continuing.

An 18-year-old male was shot in the face in Dalton on Monday afternoon.

The Dalton Police Department was on the scene at 408 Wrinkle St. investigating the shooting that happened at approximately 5 p.m.

The victim was transported to Hamilton Medical Center and was to be flown by LifeForce helicopter to Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga.

The victim was conscious and alert on the scene.

During the course of the evening yesterday, Dalton investigators were able to determine that the shooting was the result of a drug deal gone bad. The transaction involved marijuana, but the exact circumstances of what happened are still being investigated.

Dalton investigators have identified two persons of interest in the case. At this time, the identities of those individuals are not being released to the public, but investigators believe they have identified everyone in the apartment at the time of the shooting. Investigators believe a handgun was used in the shooting.
 
The investigation of this case is still active. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to please contact Detective Brian Shirley at 706-278-9085, extension 9189.



Latest Hamilton County Jail Booking Report

Here is the latest jail booking report from Hamilton County: ARWOOD, ALEXANDER MARSHAL  434 DALEMONT LANE HIXSON, 37343  Age at Arrest: 40 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County FUGITIVE (FORT OGLETHORPE GA) --- BENNETT, SANDRA S  3 SENSET DR CLEVELAND, 37312  Age at Arrest: 44 years old Arresting Agency: East Ridge FAILURE TO APPEAR ... (click for more)

Residence Burns On Sluder Lane At Soddy Daisy

A fire broke out at a residence in Soddy Daisy early Sunday morning. The home was fully engulfed in flames. The call came in just after 4 a.m. to the 800 block of Sluder Lane. No one was home at the time of the blaze. The Moybray Mountain Volunteer Fire Department responded, receiving help from the Sequoyah Volunteer Fire Department. Water had to be ... (click for more)

DACA Or Amnesty To Become The Majority?

As we have the political drama that we see in D.C. let’s be honest about what DACA is all about. We understand as the liberal policies of abortion, dependency on the government and an anti-American globalist / progressive agenda that many have come to realize these policies no longer represent their core beliefs and have left a certain party. Without an influx of new dependency ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Rebranding & ‘Culture’

My grandfather, who ran several very successful businesses, was a very astute fellow. I can’t tell you how many times he said, “The worst thing any salesman who calls on a business can say is, ‘I am here to save you some money.’ That’s not true -- In every instance they are in front of you hoping to make some money for themselves, else they would have never come by.” Another ... (click for more)

Unbeaten Mississippi State Too Tough For Lady Vols

KNOXVILLE --  A tough week for the Tennessee Lady Vol basketball team got just a little bit tougher on Sunday afternoon here at Thompson-Boling Arena. With the season’s largest crowd of 13,436 fans and a national television audience watching, the sixth-ranked Lady Vols were hoping to get a little redemption after blowing a big lead and losing at fifth-ranked Notre Dame on ... (click for more)

Heights Boys, Girls Team Post Solid Victories On Saturday

Hamilton Heights’ girls defeated host Mercy Academy in a cakewalk, 75-35, to wrap up their impressive effort in the Raatz/O’Shea’s Classic in Louisville, Kentucky. The Lady Hawks (18-2) were led by Elizabeth Balogun’s 19 points and Treasure Hunt added 16 points. Esmery Martinez had 14 points and 10 rebounds and Kamilla Cardosa scored 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. Jazmine ... (click for more)