One killed, two injured in shooting, crash early Saturday morning

One killed, two injured in shooting, crash early Saturday morning

November 18th, 2017 by Staff Report in Local Regional News

One person was killed and two others injured in an incident that ended in this crash in the front yard of a home in the 1400 block of Roanoke Ave. Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017.

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One person was killed and two others injured in an incident that ended in a crash in the front yard of a home in the 1400 block of Roanoke Avenue early Saturday morning.

The driver, Ladarius Cross, 28, died on scene, according to a release from the Chattanooga Police Department. Terrance Careathers, 26, and an unidentified minor were also injured.

The surviving victims told police they were traveling north shortly after 5 a.m. in the 800 block of Wheeler Avenue when someone shot at their vehicle. 

They did not provide any detailed suspect information.

Police said Careathers and Cross are known gang members.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call the Homicide Tip Line at 423-643-5100. Callers may remain anonymous. 


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