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Off-Duty HCSO Court Officer Arrested


Off-Duty HCSO Court Officer Arrested

Hamilton County, TN – Yesterday afternoon, July 17th, an off-duty Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Court Officer was involved in a shooting incident near the 1900 block of Chestnut Street and sustained a gunshot during the incident.

The off-duty Court Officer, Lauren McMillion, was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment and remains in stable condition at this time.

Chattanooga Police have charged Lauren McMillion with Aggravated Assault and Kidnapping along with one other individual in relation to the shooting.

McMillion has been placed on administrative leave as per HCSO policy pending the conclusion of both an internal investigation (HCSO) and criminal investigation (CPD).

The event is currently under investigation by the Chattanooga Police Department and therefore any questions pertaining to the incident should be directed to them.

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