FIRST ON 3: Officers arrest two in connection to carjacking & shooting
By WRCB Staff
CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -
UPDATE: Chattanooga Police have arrested two people in connection to a recent carjacking on Holiday Hills Circle.
19-year-old Dominique Boyd has been charged with Attempted First Degree Murder, Carjacking, Agg. Assault, Agg. Robbery, and Possession of a Firearm During Commission of a Dangerous Felony.
21-year-old Tybresha Sexton has been charged with Agg. Robbery, and Possession of a Firearm During Commission of a Dangerous Felony.
Boyd and Sexton were arrested after a SWAT standoff early Thursday morning on the 7700 block of Nautical Way.
PREVIOUS STORY: Chattanooga Police are on the scene where the car connected to last night's carjacking and shooting has been recovered.
Chattanooga police have identified the shooting victim as 23-year-old Frederick Phinizey. The carjacking victim is Khalilyah Smith, 21.
Police were called to a wooded area off Dodd's Avenue on reports of a suspicious vehicle shortly after 11:30 Wednesday morning. Police quickly identified the Nissan Versa as the car connected to a carjacking and shooting just 12 hours prior.
Police have taped off the area around the car and are working to collect evidence and recover the car, which belongs to the victim in the case.
Channel 3 has a crew on scene and will bring you updates as they become available.
PREVIOUS STORY: Chattanooga Police were called to Holiday Hills circle Tuesday night on reports of shots fired.
It happened around 11:35 p.m. when officers arrived they found a victim suffering gunshot wounds to the face caused by shotgun pellets. Officers confirm the person shot was alert and talking and the injuries are non-life threatening.
During the incident the victim's vehicle was stolen by the suspect. Officers are searching for a Nissan Versa.
Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information regarding this incident to call 423-698-2525.
The investigation is ongoing. Stay with WRCB for the latest.
Monday, August 21 2017 12:31 AM EDT2017-08-21 04:31:29 GMT
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