The Toll

Tracking Chattanooga's Homicides


Lamunta Williams

Date: 3/6/13

Gender: Male

Age: 16

Race: Black

Time: Undetermined

Suspect(s): Courtney Birt, 18

Status: Suspect arrested

What happened:

Lamunta Williams, 16, is shot to death in an abandoned house, just blocks away from where he was supposed to be in class at the Howard School. The teenager is shot nine times. Witnesses tell police that Courtney Birt, 18, pulled the trigger. He is charged with first-degree murder and is awaiting trial.

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