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Suspect in shooting of 4 Marines in Chattanooga identified
WVLT/CBS Thursday July 16, 2015

A gunman unleashed a barrage of gunfire at two military facilities Thursday in Chattanooga, Tennessee, killing at least four Marines and wounding a Marine recruiter and a police officer. The shooting suspect, identified as Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez also was killed. Five people died in all. U.S. Attorney Bill Killian said officials were treating the attacks as an "act of domestic terrorism," though FBI Special Agent in Charge Ed Reinhold said authorities were still investigating a motive. The Marine recruiter was treated and released after sustaining a wound to the leg. A police officer was shot in the ankle and is expected to be okay.

 
Four Marines, police officer shot in Chattanooga; suspect dead


Four Marines, police officer shot in Chattanooga; suspect dead
WVLT 12:40 p.m. Thursday July 16, 2015

At least four U.S. Marines and a police officer were shot near Lee Highway Thursday morning, which is a military recruiting center. The officer was transported to a nearby hospital. His condition is unknown right now. According to Local 8 Now, Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke said at a news conference that it was a horrific situation. He did not release any other details. Berke said there's "an officer down" at a military reserve center. "It's a very terrible situation," he said. Police have set up a command post near the site. It was not immediately clear how many people may have been hurt, or whether the shooter had been apprehended. The surrounding area was placed on lock-down, including Chattanooga State Community College. The Amnicola Highway was also closed as police searched for the gunman. (Photo Courtesy WVLT)

 
Crossville Police Find Narcotics in RV/Indictments Sought Against Owner


Crossville Police Find Narcotics in RV/Indictments Sought Against Owner
Submitted: Lt. Brian Eckelson, Crossville Crime Stoppers Thursday July 16, 2015

At about 5:00 pm on Wednesday July 15, 2015, Officers with the Crossville Police Department served a Narcotics related Search Warrant on a Recreational Vehicle, (RV) pull behind trailer, parked at 126 Iris Circle in Crossville. The search warrant was based on the sale of unlawful Schedule II pills, by the owner of the property, to undercover officers. Crossville City Code Enforcement Officials, who were also present while the search warrant was being served, found that the Recreational Vehicle was tied into an illegal septic system that had no drain field. Raw sewage appeared to be leaking onto the surface areas of the back yard. In addition, the RV was being used as a permanent residence on the property, which is in direct violation of city code. The RV was subsequently seized by Crossville Police and towed to an impound yard. Two subjects were taken into investigative detention for questioning and later released. Grand Jury Indictments will be sought for the owner of the property, Danny Reed. Any information or questions can be referred to the Crossville Police Department at 931-484-7231.

 


Suspicious White Van Spotted in Chattanooga Area
Peg Broadcasting News/ WRCB Thursday July 16, 2015

It was just a week ago that a man driving a mysterious white van in Cumberland County reportedly tried to lure a child from his home on the pretense of showing him puppies. That suspect was never identified because he drove away after the childs grandmother called him back to the house. Now authorities in Hamilton County are warning parents to be on the lookout for a man driving a white van. On Wednesday, police in Hixon stopped a suspect near Vandergraff park after concerned parents called them to report that a man was taking pictures of their children. A similar incident was reported in May. Because the suspect was in a public place and appeared to have committed no crime, he was not apprehended. However, authorities now have a name, which is not being released since no charges were filed. While its not been confirmed that the Chattanooga White Van is the same suspicious vehicle thats been canvassing Cumberland and surrounding counties, authorities remind parents to teach their children about stranger danger

 


Bond Set at $1 Million For Fentress County Man Who Claims He Shot/Killed Wife
Thursday July 16, 2015

Bond has been set at $1 Million for a Fentress County Man who reportedly called police saying he had shot his wife. 41 year old Micheal Maly was apprehended Saturday night at a residence on Panther Branch Road, north of Jamestown. 52 year old Kay Reynolds was found lying on the floor of the home, dead from an apparent gunshot wound to the chest. Authorities later discovered that Maly and Reynolds were not married. The TBI is assisting the Fentress County Sheriffs Department in the investigation.

 

 
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