published Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

Chattanooga man indicted on murder charge

Tyrone Carmichael makes an appearance Monday in Judge Clarence Shattuck’s courtroom. Carmichael is charged in an April 5 shooting death at the Okie Dokie Mart on Roanoke Avenue.
Tyrone Carmichael makes an appearance Monday in Judge Clarence Shattuck’s courtroom. Carmichael is charged in an April 5 shooting death at the Okie Dokie Mart on Roanoke Avenue.
Photo by Dan Henry.

The Hamilton County grand jury has indicted a 22-year-old Chattanooga man on a first-degree murder charge related to an April shooting death.

Police say Tyrone Carmichael shot and killed Cordarrius Armour, 23, at the Okie Dokie Mart on Roanoke Avenue on April 5.

The grand jury also indicted Carmichael for unlawful weapons possession.

He is scheduled for arraignment before Criminal Court Judge Barry Steelman on Aug. 26.

For complete details, see tomorrow’s Chattanooga Times Free Press.

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Todd South covers courts, poverty, technology, military and veterans for the Times Free Press. He has worked at the paper since 2008 and previously covered crime and safety in Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia. Todd’s hometown is Dodge City, Kan. He served five years in the U.S. Marine Corps and deployed to Iraq before returning to school for his journalism degree from the University of Georgia. Todd previously worked at the Anniston (Ala.) Star. Contact ...

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