Chattanooga man accused of shooting up a house

CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee (WDEF) – Chattanooga police have arrested a man wanted in connection to a domestic assault that involved shots being fired.

Davonte Ammons, 22, of Chattanooga has been charged with attempted first degree murder, three counts of reckless endangerment, domestic assault and false imprisonment.

According to both a complaint affidavit written and arrest affidavit obtained by News 12 Now, the incident happened at a home in the 4000 block of Grand Avenue back in early May.

A female victim told police her child’s father, Davonte Ammons, fired a gun into the house as he stood at the front doorway.

According to investigators, one bullet struck a couch where one person inside the home was seated. Another person was also in the same room where a bullet struck the couch.

A third person who was inside the home told police Ammons’ own child was inside the house when two shots were fired.

According to the victims, Ammons stated, “I’ll shot this whole house up,” before leaving the front doorway.

Police recovered a live round, a spent shell casing, and a bullet fragment at the scene.

Several warrants were taken out for his arrested and he was finally captured Sunday afternoon.


His bond was set at more than $140,000 and his next court date is scheduled for this upcoming Friday.

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