The Toll

Tracking Chattanooga's Homicides


Talitha Bowman

Date: 01/07/15

Gender: Female

Age: 20

Race: Black

Time: 1 a.m.

Suspect(s): Cortez Sims, 17

Status: Suspect arrested

What happened:

Talitha Bowman, 20, is shot and killed in an apartment in College Hill Courts. Three other people are injured, including a 1-year-old baby, Zoey Duncan, who survives but is paralyzed from the waist down. Police believe 17-year-old Cortez Sims is the shooter. He is charged as an adult after a short manhunt.

Read more:

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'She will walk again': Zoey's family prays while search for shooter goes on
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One-year-old's rescuers recall chaotic night of shooting
Chattanooga toddler paralyzed by bullet pushes forward one year after attack
Family remembers slain daughter as 2015 shooting case winds through court
Black hoodie now at center of Cortez Sims murder trial
New court date set for accused killer Cortez Sims
Cortez Sims, accused in quadruple shooting, wants a new attorney

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