Birt charged in shooting death on Hooker Road

Birt charged in shooting death on Hooker Road

March 6th, 2014 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

Marcus Oneal Birt

Marcus Oneal Birt

Photo by WRCB-TV Channel 3 /Times Free Press.

Chattanooga Police, with the help of U.S. Marshals, have arrested Marcus Oneal Birt, 32, in connection with a homicide earlier this week at 1200 Hooker Road.

Warren Ransom, 33, was found dead on the side of the road by a driver at around 4:30 pm Saturday. Police ruled the death a homicide earlier this week, but released no details about how he died.

Birt has been charged with criminal homicide, especially aggravated robbery and unlawful possession of a firearm.

Man died from a single gunshot to head in South Chattanooga