Shooting Death and Car Wreck

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Thursday Update:

        Chattanooga, TN (WDEF) Chattanooga Police arrest 18-year-old Briston Smith in connection to the murder of Charles Hosley.  

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        Smith is charged with Felony Murder, Especially Aggravated Robbery and Conspiracy to Commit Especially Aggravated Robbery.  


    Tuesday Morning Update:

            Chattanooga, TN (WDEF)  Chattanooga Police now say a drug deal was at the root of the shooting and wreck last night.

            They say a fight broke out during the transaction on Sylvan Street and 19 year old Charles Hosley was shot once.

            He fled the scene and later wrecked on North Market Street.

            Hosley later died at the hospital.


    Chattanooga, TN (WDEF) One person died Monday night from a gunshot wound, but the call to police started out as a car accident.

    It happened in the 700 block of North Market Street.

    Two people were taken to the hospital; one with a gunshot wound.

    That person died.

    A third person was injured, but is in stable condition.

    Police say the shooting did not happen at the crash location.

    If you know anything about this shooting, please call Chattanooga Police.