Suspect arrested for last week’s Lillian Lane shooting

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Chattanooga Police have arrested a suspect for last week’s shooting on Lillian Lane, right off of Tunnel Boulevard.

At the time, police said a man was first assaulted in his driveway and then shot as three suspects left.

Investigators identified 19 year old Walter Fortson III as their suspect.

On Wednesday afternoon, the fugitive division U.S. Marshals and ATF agents went to a home on Sylvan Drive to make the arrest.

They took Fortson into custody without incident.

He faces charges of domestic aggravated assault, attempted criminal homicide, 3 counts of aggravated assault, felony reckless endangerment, and unlawful possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

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