Suspect arrested in connection with the homicide of Tawon Lebron Billups Jr.
Chattanooga, TN – According to the Chattanooga Police Department, his name is Jacorey Darnell Owens and he was arrested in connection with the homicide of 21-year-old man last Saturday.
The 25-year-old suspect is charged with criminal homicide and felonious possession of a weapon during a dangerous felony.
Owens is in custody at the Silverdale Detention Center.
This unfortunate incident occurred right before 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 23.
It happened in the 700 block of North Germantown Road.
Chattanooga Police Department officers responded to a shooting call.
When the officers arrived on scene, they found the victim suffering from a gunshot.
His name is Tawon Lebron Billups Jr. and he was pronounced dead at the scene.
This incident remains under investigation.
This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.