Suspect shot by police leaves hospital for jail

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – The man that Chattanooga Police officers shot a couple of weeks ago has gotten out of the hospital.

Witnesses say that Qurayshawn Lebron Byrdsong pulled a gun and shot first at the officers.

They fired back and hit him.

The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office, which is now handling the investigation, have now formally charged Byrdsong with:

Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony
Unlawful Possession of a Firearm
Felony Reckless Endangerment
(3) Counts of Attempted First Degree Murder

Categories: Chattanooga, Local News

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