published Monday, December 27th, 2010

Man shot, killed in domestic dispute

31-year-old Ricky Shell pronounced dead at the hopsital

A man has been killed after getting into an argument with his mother's live-in boyfriend, Chattanooga Police say.

Ricky Shell, 31, was shot at some point during an altercation with 74-year-old Alfred Copeland at 3805 Arrowrock Road, police say.

Shell was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at the hospital and police took Copeland into custody on scene without incident, Sgt. Jerri Weary with the Chattanooga Police said.

Police are still talking to witnesses and gathering evidence, Weary said.

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Harrison Keely is an online breaking news producer for the Times Free Press. He manages social media for the paper and anchors the daily newscast. He joined the Chattanooga Times Free Press as a reporter in 2010. He previously served as managing editor of the Smoky Mountain Sentinel in western North Carolina and as a business reporter for the Washington Times in Washington, D.C. He graduated from Lee University in 2009 where he served as ...

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