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12-25-16 Stabbing/SWAT call - 1300 block Moss Dr.

Officers with the Chattanooga Police Department were called to a residence on the 1300 block of Moss Drive at 9:43 Christmas morning concerning a domestic stabbing. The following are the preliminary details of that incident:

  • When officers arrived at the location they spoke with the victim (female) who was suffering from multiple stab wounds
  • The victim's injuries are non-life-threatening at this time
  • The victim was immediately transported to a local hospital by HCEMS
  • Investigators were able to identify a suspect and obtain warrants for his arrest
  • Officers were able to obtain the location of the subject a short time later at the 1500 block of Akins Dr
  • When they attempted to confront the suspect he was uncooperative and he refused to leave the residence
  • SWAT and Hostage Negotiators were called in for the safety of both the suspect and officers on scene
  • More than an hour later, members of the Hostage Negotiation Team were able to persuade the suspect to surrender without incident
  • Due to the domestic nature of this incident, victim information will not be released


Johnny Wade (male, 33)

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.


NOTE: The preceding information is preliminary and is subject to change as the investigation continues.

Chattanooga Police Department
3410 Amnicola Hwy.
Chattanooga, TN 37406 (map)

Office hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 AM through 5:00 PM

Emergencies: 911

To report a crime or request assistance: (423) 698-2525

General Information:
(423) 643-5000

Crime Prevention and Community Outreach:
(423) 643-5090

Crime Stoppers Hotline:
(423) 698-3333

Drug Tip Hotline:
(423) 493-BUST (2878)

Homicide Tip Line: 
(423) 643-5100



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