Anthony Broome Charged In 2 O'Neal Street Shootings, Including One That Claimed Life Of Shandar Weaver

Friday, August 10, 2018
Anthony Broome
Anthony Broome

Anthony Broome II, 27, was arrested on Thursday, for shooting Sean Ware, 46, on April 30, in the 100 block of O'Neal Street. 

He was also charged with the June 15, 2017, murder of Shandar Weaver, who was also shot on O'Neal Street.

The 39-year-old Weaver was shot in broad daylight.

The Chattanooga Police Department charged Broome with attempted murder and aggravated assault.  Broome was booked at the Hamilton County Jail.

For Waver's death, he was charged with criminal homicide, felony reckless endangerment, and unlawful possession of a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony.

Ware told police he was shot at 103 O'Neal St., Apt. D. He said he was at that address when an unknown black male entered and told him to leave. He said the man then shot him in the leg, then left.

A second person also witnessed the shooting.

Police recovered a single 22 LR shell casing at the scene.

A witness said he saw Broome shoot Ware, then go nearby where he got a ride with a female. That woman said she was approached by Broome, who asked her for a ride. She said she dropped him off in the vicinity of Parkridge Hospital.

Police were told that Broome had dropped a gun through a vent at an apartment on Glenwood Parkway. It was located and was found to be a Beretta 22 LR pistol.

 


 


Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

Dalton Police Department Seeks Suspects In Car Break-Ins

Upcoming City Council Agenda For Tuesday


Here is the latest jail booking report from Hamilton County: ADAMS, KENNETH MARK HOMELESS CHATTANOOGA, 37404 Age at Arrest: 47 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga CRIMINAL TRESPASSING ... (click for more)

The Dalton Police Department is seeking help from the public to identify two men who broke into three vehicles parked at the Planet Fitness gym on Walnut Avenue. There have been several car ... (click for more)

Here is the upcoming City Council agenda for Tuesday: I. Call to Order. II. Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation (Councilman Ledford). III. Minute Approval. IV. Special Presentation. ... (click for more)


Breaking News

Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

Here is the latest jail booking report from Hamilton County: ADAMS, KENNETH MARK HOMELESS CHATTANOOGA, 37404 Age at Arrest: 47 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga CRIMINAL TRESPASSING --- BARCLAY, RONELL HARRIS 108 HOLLYBERRY LN CHATTANOOGA, 374113745 Age at Arrest: 22 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga CRIMINAL TRESPASSING RESISTING ARREST OR OBSTRUCTION ... (click for more)

Dalton Police Department Seeks Suspects In Car Break-Ins

The Dalton Police Department is seeking help from the public to identify two men who broke into three vehicles parked at the Planet Fitness gym on Walnut Avenue. There have been several car break-ins in this parking lot over the past year because people using the gym often leave valuables inside of their cars instead of taking them inside. The suspects in these three break-ins ... (click for more)

Opinion

Save The Wildlife, Mr. Berke

Why in the world would there be any question regarding the wildlife at East Lake park, and the humane relocation of same? Why would anyone need to beg for the right thing to be done? Maybe if the ducks could ride scooters, there would be money for this. Or maybe if they had means to pay for one of the so-called affordable apartments we have in Chattanooga, they would rate the ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies

As we open this week’s edition of The Saturday Funnies, it seems the best question of the day is how many Easter eggs can you put in an empty basket? If you answered ‘one,’ you are as smart as our famous Little Johnny, who explained that with just one egg, the basket wasn’t empty any longer. Please understand that I do not write The Saturday Funnies; I just assemble what I find ... (click for more)

Sports

Softball: Baylor Cools Off Soddy-Daisy, 8-0, In Lady Trojan Invitational

The Lady Trojan Invitational began Friday morning in less than ideal weather conditions at Warner Park. Tarps protected the infields of all four diamonds being used, but the outfields were soggy and the warning tracks had the texture of mud pies when heavy rain came back through the area in the third inning. Baylor jumped on host Soddy-Daisy for three first-inning runs and ... (click for more)

Stanfield's One-Hitter Leads Sale Creek Past Marion

It wasn’t the best of weather conditions, but teams playing in the annual Yellow Jacket Classic at Lookout Valley Elementary School’s O’Mary-Conard Field made the most of their opportunities on a soggy turf. Nothing seemed to bother the Sale Creek Lady Panthers as they began the day with an 11-1 win over Lookout Valley. The winning continued with a 2-0 victory over Marion County ... (click for more)