UPDATE: Suspect busted by Snapchat in August robbery and shootin - WRCBtv.com | Chattanooga News, Weather & Sports

UPDATE: Suspect busted by Snapchat in August robbery and shooting

Posted: Updated:

UPDATE: An August robbery at a Chuck E. Cheese at Northgate Mall may be one step closer to being solved.

Chattanooga police arrested Malcom Watkins after he was identified by one of the shooting victims with a photo shared on Snapchat, a social media app.

Police say the shooting happened during a drug deal for some marijuana. The three victims were able to positively ID Watkins as the person that shot and robbed them.

The victims are juveniles.


PREVIOUS STORY: Chattanooga Police are investigating a shooting outside of a local Chuck E. Cheese's.

It happened Thursday night around 10:25 in the 200 block of Northgate Mall Drive. 

Officers believe the shooting is related to a drug deal that occurred in the parking lot after hours. 

The victim is suffering a single non-life threatening gunshot wound. 

There is no suspect information available. Call Chattanooga Police if you can help (423) 698-2525.
 

  • NewsMore>>

  • Heavy crowds expected at BNA on Tuesday after eclipse

    Heavy crowds expected at BNA on Tuesday after eclipse

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 7:04 AM EDT2017-08-22 11:04:15 GMT
    (WSMV file photo)(WSMV file photo)

    Nashville International Airport officials are preparing for heavy passenger volume and longer security lines on Tuesday following Monday’s total solar eclipse.

    More

    Nashville International Airport officials are preparing for heavy passenger volume and longer security lines on Tuesday following Monday’s total solar eclipse.

    More
  • TWRA: Free hunting day set for Aug. 26

    TWRA: Free hunting day set for Aug. 26

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 5:31 AM EDT2017-08-22 09:31:42 GMT

    Free Hunting Day is an event the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency annually provides in hopes of increasing interest in hunting.

    More

    Free Hunting Day is an event the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency annually provides in hopes of increasing interest in hunting.

    More
  • Great Weather Headed Our Way

    Great Weather Headed Our Way

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 5:13 AM EDT2017-08-22 09:13:02 GMT

    Good Tuesday.  We will be hot and humid again today with the high reaching 93 degrees.  The heat index will top out in the upper 90s.  While we will see clouds building through the day, the chance for rain is very small, less than 20%. Wednesday marks a big change in our weather.  We will see a cold front moving through which will bring scattered showers to the area late Wednesday morning into early afternoon. 

    More

    Good Tuesday.  We will be hot and humid again today with the high reaching 93 degrees.  The heat index will top out in the upper 90s.  While we will see clouds building through the day, the chance for rain is very small, less than 20%. Wednesday marks a big change in our weather.  We will see a cold front moving through which will bring scattered showers to the area late Wednesday morning into early afternoon. 

    More
Powered by Frankly