published Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Walmart shooter won’t face charges

The man who shot at a person stealing his truck in the parking lot of a Walmart will not face charges, a grand jury decided Tuesday.

Desi Arnez Lawrence, 55, left his keys on the counter inside the store on Sept. 11 and someone picked them up, police said. As the thief was driving away in Lawrence’s truck, he fired several rounds toward the vehicle.

Lawrence could have been charged with felony reckless endangerment, but the grand jury decided not to indict, according to Chattanooga police spokesman Officer Nathan Hartwig.

Christopher Goins, 25, has been charged with theft over $10,000 and parole violation in connection with the theft of Lawrence’s truck.

about Associated Press...

The Associated Press

Other National Articles

videos »         

photos »         

e-edition »


Find a Business

400 East 11th St., Chattanooga, TN 37403
General Information (423) 756-6900
Copyright, Permissions, Terms & Conditions, Privacy Policy, Ethics policy - Copyright ©2014, Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc. All rights reserved.
This document may not be reprinted without the express written permission of Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc.