The Toll

Tracking Chattanooga's Homicides

Justified Homicides

Ronald Lovell Wright


Date: 08/21/12


Gender: Male


Age: 31


Race: Black


Time: 12:12 A.M.


Status: JUSTIFIED HOMICIDE. SHOT BY OFFICERS DAVID ALLEN, JUSTIN MITCHELL, BRYAN MOODY AND JEREMIAH COOK

What happened:

Ronald Lovell Wright, 31, is shot and killed by police officers responding to a home invasion at 1332 Florida Street. Wright escapes out a back window and points a shotgun at police before they open fire on him. Wright is shot twice, and four officers fire: Sgt. David Allen, Officer Justin Mitchell, Officer Bryan Moody, and Officer Jeremiah Cook. The death is ruled as justified.

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


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