Suspect charged with shooting Hixson couple in bed

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Chattanooga Police have made an arrest in the case where a man and woman said someone shot them while they were in bed.

The shooting happened in a Hixson neighborhood eleven days ago.

The couple who are in their twenties say they were both shot around 1:30 in the morning.

Police have now arrested 22 year old Michael Hampton for the shooting.

He was already in jail after being arrested on another aggravated burglary and assault case.

He now faces news charges of attempted first-degree murder, aggravated domestic, and especially aggravated burglary.


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