The Toll

Tracking Chattanooga's Homicides


Carly Ellis

Date: 03/15/2016

Gender: Female

Age: 19

Race: White

Time: 1:09 p.m.

Suspect(s): Aaron Randal

Status: Suspect not charged

What happened:

Carly Ellis, 19, is shot in the neck and mortally wounded inside a home on Lewis Street when a man in another room unintentionally fires a gun. The man, 22-year-old Aaron Randal, is detained for questioning but authorities decide not to press criminal charges.

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