Suspect in Bailey Avenue road rage shooting identified

Suspect in Bailey Avenue road rage shooting identified

April 19th, 2019 by Staff Report in Breaking News

Staff photo by C.B. Schmelter / A vehicle is seen stopped along Bailey Avenue, over Northfolk Southern Railway's DeButts Yard, as police investigate a shooting along at the location on Thursday, April 18, 2019 in Chattanooga, Tenn.

Chattanooga police have identified the suspect in Thursday's Bailey Avenue shooting.

The suspect, 29-year-old Christopher Bell, got into an accident with the victim, a 50-year-old man, in a parking lot prior to the shooting. 

Bell followed the victim out of the parking lot and shot him while both were traveling in the 1000 block of Bailey Avenue, according to a news release. 

The victim, who has not been identified, was transported to a local hospital. 

Warrants have been obtained for Bell's arrest. He is charged with attempted criminal homicide and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

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