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Gang member arrested on drug charges

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -
A Chattanooga man who police say is a major player in a cocaine ring was arrested and the informant in the case survived an alleged assassination attempt.  

Federal agents arrested Jeremy Lebrale Ellis, a known gang member on drug charges.  

Officials say the informant who was working to make a case against him was the target of an assassination attempt  last week.  

Police say  multiple shots were fired at him Wednesday night outside his home.  

He was able to block the bullets with furniture and run into the woods.  
Authorities said Ellis, also known as "Dub" - has been living with a girlfriend on Youngstown road.

The alleged drug deals were happening there.  
       
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