Suspect Identified in Rainbow Creek Shooting


(CHATTAHNOOGA, Tenn) – The Chattanooga Police Department have identified the suspect wanted in connection to a shooting from Monday morning.

27, year old, Jemichael Powell is accused of shooting and killing a 19-year-old, Quintasia Tate.

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Tate was killed just after midnight at the Rainbow Creek Apartments on Standifer Gap Road.

She was a young mother who was pregnant again.

Powell has been added to the TBI’s Most Wanted List.

He is charged with Criminal Homicide and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.

If you know where Powell is please contact Law Enforcement!

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Joeli Poole joined the WDEF News 12 Team in April 2019 as a Reporter and Producer. You can find her reporting during the week and when not on camera; she's producing the 6 and 11 shows. Joeli grew up with a love for reporting, starting in middle school. She has been the anchor for her middle and high school TV stations, along with the Sports Anchor for her College TV Station. Joeli grew up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and moved to Tennessee when she 10 years old. She went to Cleveland Middle school and Walker Valley High School. She graduated in May of 2019 from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a bachelor's degree in Communications. Being from the area, Joeli loves being able to help tell the stories of her community. In her spare time, Joeli enjoys watching her LSU Tigers, hiking, and playing with her dog. Feel free to email any story ideas at