The Toll

Tracking Chattanooga's Homicides


Jalen Little

Date: 03/12/2017

Gender: Male

Age: 19

Race: Black

Time: midnight

Suspect(s): Zachary Chadwick, 19, and Jacob Coyne, 21

Status: Chadwick and Coyne arrested

What happened:

Jalen Little, 19, died in hospital after giving "dying declaration" on his Oak Tree Drive driveway pointing authorities toward 19-year-old Zachary Chadwick. Police searched for Jacob Coyne, 21, who was wanted on the same charges for his role in Little's death. He was apprehended in Decatur on March 14, 2017 Chadwick told police that Coyne pulled the trigger, according to an arrest affidavit that details a dispute over drugs and money.

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Police arrest second homicide suspect after dying declaration by victim
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