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7/27/17 - Suspect Arrest/Homicide - 150 River St.


 

UPDATE #2 - 7/18/17:

The victim has been identified as Kathy Hardy (female, 45). Next of kin has been notified.

 

UPDATE #1 7/16/17:

Investigators have made contact with witnesses and persons who may be connected to the incident. These conversations have led investigators to conclude that there is no immediate threat to the public at this time. Again, investigators are asking that if you have any information concerning this incident that you call police immediately at 423-643-5100.

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.

 

ORIGINAL RELEASE 7/16/17:

On July 16, 2017 at approx 12:35 a.m. Chattanooga Police responded to a person shot at 150 River St in Renaissance Park. The following are the preliminary facts of that incident:

  • Police received a report of a person shot somewhere along the riverfront downtown
  • Police, with assistance from the fire department, searched by land and water for an extended period of time
  • The victim was located on a pier in Renaissance Park
  • The victim had succumbed to her injuries
  • If you were in the Coolidge / Renaissance park area and heard or witnessed anything suspicious, please call investigators using the Homicide Tip Line 423-643-5100
  • Members of the Violent Crimes Bureau are actively investigating the incident

The victim's name will be withheld until next of kin are notified

Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information regarding this incident to call 423-643-5100. The investigation is ongoing and more information will be released when available.

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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)

 

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