Police charge clerk with Lookout Valley shooting at store
CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Police make an arrest in a shooting at the Circle K on Browns Ferry Road on Tuesday.
But it wasn’t the customers who were charged, it was the clerk, Anthony Visher.
Police were called to the store just after midnight, but no one was there.
According to the arrest report, video showed that two people came in. They got into an argument with the clerk, threw a drink on him and then the clerk shot one of them in the leg.
The two customers went to the hospital, and the clerk fled.
Police say the video also showed Visher pulled out his gun as soon as the two customers came in, and then paced with it while they were shopping.
Police also not that one of the customers said afterwards that Visher had previously threatened to shoot the other customer… the one who was eventually shot.
It wasn’t hard for police to identify the suspected shooter.
Store management confirmed he was supposed to be working, they found his ID at the scene and his image in the video. And eventually, the gun along the path the suspect took fleeing.
Eventually, Visher returned to the scene and was arrested.
he faces charges of Aggravated Assault and Attempted First Degree Murder.