Chattanooga Police Officer Involved In Shooting After Pursuing Brandin Davis, 27; Davis Is Shot And Killed After Engaging In Gunfire

Friday, October 30, 2020
A Chattanooga Police officer was involved in a shooting after pursuing a suspect on foot late Friday afternoon. The suspect, Brandin Keith Davis, 27, was shot and killed after engaging the officer in gunfire.
 
At approximately 5:15 p.m., Chattanooga Police responded to a motor vehicle crash at Maria Street and North Moore Road. Officers arrived on scene of the crash to begin a crash investigation. 
 
Davis, who was involved in the crash, fled on foot when officers arrived.
An officer pursued him on foot to the Circle K Convenience Store at 4026 Shallowford Road. Once there, Davis raised a firearm at the officer and began shooting at the officer. 
 
The officer engaged Davis, returned fire, and struck Davis who sustained life-threatening injuries.
 
Multiple officers then called for EMS and began rendering medical aid to Davis. He was transported to a local hospital by Hamilton County EMS, and was confirmed deceased.
 
Davis's firearm was recovered and collected on scene.
 
Davis was confirmed to have active warrants for attempted first-degree murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, vandalism, and domestic assault from Anderson County, Tn. 
 
The Chattanooga Police Department does not believe there to be any active or ongoing threat to the community related to this incident.
 
Per Chattanooga Police Department policy, all officers involved will be placed on administrative leave pending an investigation.
 
The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office will Criminal Investigations Division will turn its findings over to the District Attorney, once the investigation is concluded. 
 
Click here for the body cam video from the officer.

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