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1-2-17 Shooting - 2500 block Judson Lane

At 2:00 p.m. on Monday, January 2, 2016 the Chattanooga Police Department responded to reports of a person shot who had arrived at a local hospital. The following are the preliminary facts of that investigation:

  • The victim arrived at the hospital via a personally owned vehicle
  • The victim was suffering from a gunshot wound and had non-life-threatening injuries
  • Investigators were able to determine that the shooting possibly occurred on the 2500 block of Judson Lane
  • The victim initially cooperated with police however changed his story on several occasions while explaining the sequence of events which resulted in him being shot
  • The suspect description is unknown at this time due to the victim's attempts to mislead police
  • Mr. Walker was released from the hospital and was subsequently transported to the Hamilton County Jail
  • He was charged with Filing A False Police Report
  • Members of the Violent Crimes Bureau are actively investigating the incident to determine the facts surrounding the victim's injuries


Dezmon Walker (male, 27)

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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