4 Shot At 2 Hixson Locations; 2 Killed On Ardis Lane; 2 Men Shot At Northgate Crossing Apartments In Hixson

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Four men were shot in two overnight shootings in Hixson.

Two people were shot and killed on Ardis Lane.

At approximately 10:07 p.m., Chattanooga Police responded to the 6700 block of Ardis Lane on a report of persons shot.

Upon arrival, police located two men suffering from gunshot wounds.

Hamilton County EMS responded and pronounced Kirtus Thompson, 27, deceased on scene. Douglas Patterson, 57, was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries and later succumbed to those injuries.

The shooter was identified as Cameron Denton, 25, and was found to have sustained serious injury. He was transported to a local hospital. Police secured the scene and called for the CPD Violent Crimes Bureau to respond.

After discussing the case with the Hamilton County District Attorney’s Office no charges will be filed at this time as Mr. Denton appears to have acted in self defense. The investigation is on-going at this time.  

Ardis Lane is near U.S. 27 and Highway 153.

Around 10:10 p.m., Chattanooga Police responded to 1664 Greendale Way on a report of a person shot. 

Upon arrival, police located two men, 18 and 33, who had been shot. 

Hamilton County EMS responded and transported the victims to a local hospital. 

Police secured the scene and notified the CPD Violent Crimes Bureau to respond.

The investigation is active and on-going at this time.

Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information regarding these incidents to call 423 698-2525 or submit a tip via the CPD Mobile App. You can remain anonymous.  


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