The Toll

Tracking Chattanooga's Homicides

Justified Homicides

Kirtus Thompson

Date: 5/19/2019

Gender: Male

Age: 27

Race: White

Time: 10:07 p.m.

Status: Suspect identified

What happened:

Kirtus Thompson, 27, is shot and killed just after 10 p.m. in the 6700 block of Ardis Lane by a man who police say acted in self defense. Douglas Patterson, 57, is also killed in the incident. Note: Justified homicides are included in The Toll. After investigation, officials have determined that this homicide was justified.

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