The Toll

Tracking Chattanooga's Homicides


Charles James King

Date: 06/25/14

Gender: Male

Age: 41

Race: Black

Time: 10:06 p.m.

Suspect(s): Chester Phelps, 19

Status: Charges dismissed

What happened:

Police respond to a shots fired call just after 10 p.m. and find Charles King, 41, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He is pronounced dead at the scene. Police arrest 19-year-old Chester Phelps in June 2015, but the charges are dismissed in July 2015 for lack of evidence.

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