Chattanooga Police office shoots suspect who shot at him in video

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UPDATE:

The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office says the suspect has died.

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He was 27 year old Brandin Keith Davis.

They say he had active warrants for Attempted First Degree Murder, Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Vandalism, and Domestic Assault from Anderson County, Tennessee (near Knoxville.)

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CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – A suspect was seriously injured in a shootout with a Chattanooga Police Officer this evening in Brainerd.

Police have taken the unusual step of already releasing the vest cam video from the officer (mild language in the video).

The officer responded to a vehicle crash at Maria Street and North Moore Road around 5:15.

One of the people involved in the crash fled on foot and the officer ran after him.

The chase lead to a nearby gas station on Shallowford Road.

The video shows that as the officer arrived, the suspect raised a firearm and fired three shots.

The officer returned fire, seriously wounding the suspect.

Police later confirmed that the suspect had active warrants for Attempted Murder from another jurisdiction.

The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office will handle the investigation.