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UPDATE: Autopsy shows store owner fatally shot in back

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UPDATE: The preliminary report from the Hamilton County medical examiner's office says that store owner Wonsik No’s probable cause of death was a gunshot to the back.

The death has been ruled as homicide by the ME's office.


PREVIOUS STORY: Deuntray Kellogg is now in the custody of the Chattanooga Police Department. 

Police say Kellogg turned himself in at the Hamilton County Jail around 10:00pm Wednesday. He was to be taken to the Juvenile Detention Center. 


PREVIOUS STORY: A Wednesday afternoon news conference held by the Chattanooga police explained that 16 year-old suspect Deuntray Kellogg is believed to be a connected to a gang in the city.

Members of the community helped police identify kellogg as a suspect. Police say they have "substantial" evidence against Kellogg.

Chattanooga Police Chief Fred Fletcher asked for the public's help in finding Kellogg, who he described as a "dangerous fugitive." He also described Kellogg  as "believed to be armed ... [and] considered dangerous."

Kellogg was identified as a suspect within a few hours of the fatal Labor Day shooting of Wonsik No.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to the state’s Top Ten Most Wanted list: Deuntray Kellogg of Chattanooga.  The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office has also added Kellogg to their Top 12 Most Wanted List.

Kellogg is wanted by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Chattanooga Police Department.

On September 7th, Wonsik No, the owner of the East Side Market in Chattanooga, was shot and killed during a robbery.

Kellogg has warrants on file for Felony Murder, Especially Aggravated Robbery, and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Felony in connection with that crime.

Kellogg, 16, is an African American male with black hair and brown eyes. He stands 5 feet 9 and weighs approximately 160 pounds.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Deuntray Kellogg is urged to call the TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND (1-800-824-3463). There is a $1,000 reward for information leading to his arrest.


PREVIOUS STORY: The victim in a Labor Day shooting has been identified as, Wonsik No, 51, according to a news release from Chattanooga Police Department . 

Police say they have not released the names of any suspects at this time, but they are "actively investigating".


PREVIOUS STORY: It was a heartbreaking start to the Labor Day holiday as Chattanooga Police investigate a deadly shooting. It happened just before 10 o'clock Monday morning.

Police were called to the 'East Side Market' on 4th Avenue where they found a man shot to death inside. Those in the neighborhood tell Channel 3 the man owned the store and was well-known in his community.

The victim's sister told Channel 3 at the scene she was in town to visit her brother for the holiday. She says her family moved to Chattanooga from South Korea.

Those in the neighborhood say they are shocked over what happened.

It was an emotional scene outside the East Side Market Monday morning as family consoled each other.
 
"We have a department chaplain personnel that are talking to the family, trying to help them with this as much as they can," says Captain Nathan Vaughn with the Chattanooga Police Department.

 "I just couldn't imagine. Coming to work and getting killed like that," says Beatrice Williams.

Chattanooga Police were called at 9:42 on reports of someone being shot.

Those in the neighborhood say the owner of the market opened every day at 10 o'clock.
 
"Just hurt. Disgusted. They didn't have to do him like that. They probably didn't get much," says Williams.

Beatrice Williams is a frequent customer of the store.

 "I see him about three or four times throughout the week."

She knew the victim well.
 
"He was real sweet."

Williams says the man and his family were just trying to make a living.
 
"I know they're kind and respectable. If you're short on change they'll let you slide because they know you're coming back to them. Because they treat you with kind(ness). They all do."

Investigators spent the morning combing East Lake Courts searching for clues. At one point the rolled away a trash can that may contain some sort of evidence.
 
"It was a stupid act what they did. Stupid act," says Williams.

In the meantime, community members say they are praying for the victim's family.
 
"I just pray for them. They'll probably take their business elsewhere now," says Williams.
 
"Certainly our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of this victim. It's a tragic way to have to start a holiday Monday," says Captain Vaughn.

We are told the family also owns the 'Korner Market' on East 23rd Street. Chattanooga Police Chief Fred Fletcher stopped by that store to offer his condolences to the family.

Police have not yet identified the victim and have not released what the motive for the shooting may have been.


PREVIOUS STORY: Chattanooga Police Fred Fletcher is on hand as his investigators work to determine what took place at the East Side Market Monday that left one man dead. 

Chattanooga police are investigating a fatal shooting Monday near the East Side Market at the intersection of 28th Street and 4th Avenue.

Police have described the victim as male, and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are canvassing the neighborhood to find clues and witnesses. They're going door-to-door.

Family members have arrived on scene. One woman tells Channel 3 that her boyfriend found the owner's body inside.

Police were dispatched to the scene about 9:42am. District Attorney Neal Pinkston is also there.

Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information regarding this incident to call 423-698-2525.

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