Chattanooga, TN (WDEF) – Chattanooga Police responded to the 1400 block of Cowart Street following a report of a person shot early Sunday morning, finding one victim suffering from a single gunshot wound. Another individual was detained in relation to the shooting.
The initial call to police reported a fight inside the Bella Vita Restaurant where one person involved was removed by the club’s private security. Once outside, the security person was shot.
Johnny Sanders, 40, sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital by HCEMS. He later died from his injuries.
Police detained Andrew Wilson Junior who is facing charges of Criminal Homicide and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.
Wilson has a history with Police, most recently in January of 2015 when he was charged with contempt of court. He is also awaiting trial after being charged with homicide in 2013.