NWGA Scanner | February 5th, 2022

Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office investigating fatal shooting near Battlefield Parkway Saturday morning

Catoosa County Sheriff Gary Sisk announced that his detectives have arrested and charged Eddie Charles Ellis, D.O.B. 7/29/79, for the February 5 shooting death of 36-year-old Jarvious Brooks.Ellis faces charges of murder, trafficking cocaine, possession of schedule II narcotics, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, tampering with evidence, reckless conduct, discharge of a firearm near roadway, commercial gambling, gambling, sale of alcohol without a license, and possession of marijuana.Sheriff Sisk said deputies responded to a shots fired call about 4:30 a.m. on February 5 in the area of T. J. Arnold Circle and Three Notch Road. Deputies found a white car with bullet holes in it on Three Notch Road just north of Battlefield Parkway, with Brooks inside the vehicle suffering from gunshot wounds. Detectives learned that there was a gathering of people at 31 T.J. Arnold Circle prior to the gunfire.“This is an unfortunate story about alleged illegal activity resulting in violence and the loss of life,” Sheriff Sisk said. “Our investigation reveals there was a party with illegal drugs, alcohol and gambling when, for still unknown reasons, a fight erupted. We have also learned that several people at the party may be affiliated with, or associates of gangs and we are working with our law enforcement partners and other individuals to develop additional information.”Sheriff Sisk asks that anyone with information about the incidents contact Detective Brittany Gilleland at (706) 935-2424.

According to Catoosa County Sheriff Gary Sisk, “Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating a shooting that has claimed the life of a man who was found shot inside a vehicle early Saturday morning. Catoosa County 911 received a call about 4:30 a.m. reporting shots fired in the area of T. J. Arnold Circle and Three Notch Road. Responding deputies located a white car with bullet holes in it on Three Notch Road just north of Battlefield Parkway. A man inside the vehicle had apparently died from gunshot wounds. Detectives have learned that there was a gathering of people at 31 T.J. Arnold Circle prior to the gunfire. As the investigation continues, Sheriff Gary Sisk asks that anyone with information about these incidents contact Detective Brittany Gilleland at (706) 935-2424. The name of the victim is not being released until family are notified, and no further information is available at this time.”