The Toll

Tracking Chattanooga's Homicides


Deontrey Southers

Date: 01/21/14

Gender: Male

Age: 13

Race: Black

Time: 11:30 p.m.

Suspect(s): None

Status: No suspect

What happened:

Deontrey Southers, 13, is caught in a gang battle when a member of the 126 Athens Park Bloods comes to his door and opens fire. Police believe the shooter was targeting Deontrey's mother's boyfriend, who was a Bounty Hunter Blood.

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