The Toll

Tracking Chattanooga's Homicides


Charles Holsey

Date: 03/02/15

Gender: Male

Age: 19

Race: Black

Time: 8:45 p.m.

Suspect(s): Briston Smith, 18;
Robert Thompson, 18;
Adram Young, 18

Status: Suspects arrested

What happened:

Charles Holsey, 19, is shot and killed on the North Shore in what police call a drug deal gone wrong. Police say Holsey went to 310 Sylvan Street for the drug deal and got into a fight when the people he was selling to tried to steal the drugs. The teenager then got into a vehicle with his girlfriend and fled the scene. But police say Holsey only made it about a third of a mile before his vehicle crashed into another vehicle at 709 North Market Street.

Read more:

Teen becomes Chattanooga's fourth homicide victim of 2015
Briston Smith, suspect in death of Charles Holsey, arrested in Catoosa County
2 more arrests made in North Shore killing, Chattanooga police say
Third teen charged with murder in fatal North Shore shooting
Judge ups suspect's bond to $700,000 amid mounting evidence in Holsey shooting death

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