Main Post Office facility closed temporarily after Sunday Shooting

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – The Postal Service announces some fallout from the shooting last night at the main facility.

They are temporarily suspending operations at the Main Post Office on Shallowford Road until further notice.

That also includes the Chattanooga Finance Station and Chattanooga P&DC.

Chattanooga Police say responded to the shooting Sunday night and found a victim deceased. They now have identified him as 30 year old Cody Ranson.

They were told that a man had gotten into a heated argument with his supervisor, shot him and fled.

Officers found the suspect a short time later at a crash scene.

He was dead after crashing into a building. Police have also identified him as 27 year old Brian Simmons.

Alternate locations:

Retail Services

  • Eastgate Station

711 Eastgate Loop

Chattanooga, TN 37411


Retail Hours:

Mon-Fri            8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Sat                   8:30 am – 1:00 pm

Sun                  Closed


Passport Services

  • Murray Lake Hills Station

4420 Oakwood Drive

Chattanooga, TN 37416

Passport Hours:

Mon-Fri            8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Sat                   9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sun                  Closed

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