3 Arrested For April 25 Shooting Of Dequan Duke After Incident Is Caught On Video

Friday, July 14, 2017

Three suspects have been taken into custody for the attempted murder of Dequan Jamal Duke on April 25 after police said the entire incident was caught on video at the Bayberry Apartments. 

 

Police said the video shows Demarcus Hubbard, 18, Tadarius Hester, 18, and Darrien Metcalf, 21, all firing different type weapons multiple times at the victim.

 

All three suspects are Crips gang members, police said.

 

All three were charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony and reckless endangerment.

 

Police said at 8:40 p.m. officers overheard shots fired at the apartments at 2300 Wilson St. Several spent shell casings were located at the northwest corner of Building 1. They included 9mm, .380 and .40 caliber.

 

A short time later the victim arrived by personal vehicle at Memorial Hospital suffering from a gunshot to the neck.

 

The persons who carried Duke to the hospital say they had just dropped another person off at the apartments when several black males opened fire.  

 

Police said after viewing the video they were able to identify Hubbbard, Hester and Metcalf.

 

Police said several cameras at the apartments captured  each of the three prior, during and after the shooting. 

 

Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information regarding this incident to call 423-698-2525.  The investigation is ongoing and more information will be released when available.




Get Emailed Headlines From Chattanoogan.com; Like Us On Facebook, Twitter For Instant News

We send out headlines each day of the latest Chattanooga news.  Our news headlines have links that take you to the stories with a click. We also send out special emails if there is a highly significant local news story breaking so you will be aware of it quickly. To be added to the email headline list, just email us at news@chattanoogan.com In addition, like us ... (click for more)

Latest Bradley County Arrest Report

Click  here  for the latest Bradley County arrest report. (click for more)

Titans Hide In The Locker Room

This Sunday, as has been widely reported, the Tennessee Titans and the Seattle Seahawks both chose to remain in their respective locker rooms during the playing of the National Anthem at Nissan Stadium.  Besides the fact that the NFL game operations manual has a rule regarding player behavior during the playing of the National Anthem which requires them to stand at attention ... (click for more)

Roy Exum - Why Al Took A Stand

“Help me, sir!” 18-year-old Jesse Dietrich cried to his lieutenant. “Please sir, I need help …” the Private First Class begged as blood streamed from where the kid had been shot in the chest during an intense Taliban ambush. The platoon leader had just dragged the 18-year-old by his backpack down a dark alley in withering gunfire, all the while returning fire over the fallen soldier ... (click for more)

GPS Rally Clips Cleveland On Senior Night

They celebrated Senior Night at GPS on Monday and the Bruisers made everyone happy with a tough, come-from-behind non-district volleyball win over Cleveland, but GPS coach Alfie Dodd wasn’t happy. “They say that a win is a win, but I don’t always agree with that,” he said after his girls had prevailed inn five sets over a really good group of Lady Blue Raiders. “We won the ... (click for more)

Testy Jones: Media Negativity "Sometimes Overwhelming"

Things got testy toward the end of Tennessee football coach Butch Jones’ weekly Monday press conference. Early in the “presser,” Jones suggested the media was too interested in drama surrounding his program when he answered a question pertaining to why injured wide receiver Jauan Jennings, who is out for the season, hadn’t been on the sideline in any of the three games he’s ... (click for more)