Teen arrested, charged in shooting death of another teen

Teen arrested, charged in shooting death of another teen

June 20th, 2011 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

Lonta Burress

A 17-year-old has been arrested in connection with the shooting death earlier this month of another 17-year-old.

Lonta Burress was arrested Sunday at his grandmother's house and charged with criminal homicide, Chattanooga police said.

He is currently in the Hamilton County Jail.

Burress was charged in the death of Darrius Townsend, who was killed at 900 Taylor Street on June 1, police said.

For complete details, see tomorrow's Times Free Press.