David Ballard taken into custody in Hamilton Place disturbance

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Chattanooga Police announce that their suspect in the Hamilton Place Mall disturbance from the weekend is now in custody.

David Ballard faces charges of Aggravated Riot, Felony Reckless Endangerment, Alteration of a Weapon and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.

Investigators identified him from video surveillance showing a man brandishing a gun during the fight that caused a panic at the mall on Saturday.

Police say they took Ballard into custody earlier today.

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