The Toll

Tracking Chattanooga's Homicides

Justified Homicides

DEMETRIUS BIRT


Date: 03/26/15


Gender: Male


Age: 32


Race: Black


Time: 1:50 P.M.


Status: NO CHARGES FILED. SHOT BY ALAN MILLER, 27, IN SELF-DEFENSE.

What happened:

Alan Miller shoots Demetrius Birt, 32, twice in the chest and kills him as the man attempted to rob Miller Auto Sales, located at 4314 Rossville Blvd. Police say Miller acted in self-defense and charges are not filed against him.

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


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