The Toll

Tracking Chattanooga's Homicides

Justified Homicides

BRENT PICKARD


Date: 08/26/2015


Gender: Male


Age: 46


Race: White


Time: 9:30 P.M.


Status: SHOOTING WAS RULED AS JUSTIFIED. KILLED BY OFFICERS GREGG CARSON, SPENCER DANIELS, ADAM WILLIAMS AND ERIC BAXTER

What happened:

Brent Pickard, 46, is shot and killed by Hamilton County deputies after he leads police on a lengthy car chase and then brandishes a firearm inside his car. The incident started at Pickard's estranged wife's house in Ooltewah, after she called police to report a domestic situation.

Note: Justified homicides are included in The Toll. After investigation, officials have determined that this homicide was justified.


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