Shooting generic

UPDATE: Chattanooga police say a man has been charged in a shooting on Lavender Trail on August 11.

Police say 22-year-old Michael Hampton is charged with attempted first-degree murder, aggravated domestic assault, and especially aggravated burglary.

Police say Hampton is accused of shooting a man and woman while they were in bed during the early morning hours of August 11.

Hampton is already in custody at the Silverdale Detention Center.

Stay with the Local 3 News app for updates to this developing story.


PREVIOUS STORY: Chattanooga police say that a man and woman were both shot early Thursday morning in the 4900 block of Lavender Trail.

The man, 22 years old, and the woman, 26 years-old, were in bed when they were shot, according to police. The suspect entered the home about 1:30am and shot them, according to police.

Two two were said to be suffering from non-life-threatening injuries and drove themselves to a local hospital for examination and treatment.

Police are working to establish suspect leads but say there's no immediate indication this was a random attack.

Chattanooga Police ask anyone with ANY information regarding this incident to call 423-643-5100 or submit a tip via the Atlas One App (formerly the CPD Mobile App). You can remain anonymous. No amount of information is too small or insignificant.