Chattanooga police are investigating a homicide/suicide that happened Sunday.
Below are the details CPD sent out.
Location: 6405 Hixson Pike
Original date: May 20, 2018
Time of call: 10:24 a.m.
On May 20 at 10:24 a.m., Chattanooga Police responded to 6405 Hixson Pike on a reported shooting. The following are the preliminary facts of that incident:
Upon arrival, police located a deceased female lying in the parking lot from an apparent gunshot wound.
Also in the same parking lot, officers located a male seated in a vehicle suffering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Through investigation, it was determined that the male shot the female, then shot himself.
Hamilton County EMS personnel pronounced the female deceased at the scene.
HCEMS transported the male to a hospital where he later succumbed to his self-inflicted injuries.
Investigators determined the two deceased parties were divorced from each other.
Members of the Violent Crimes Bureau are actively investigating this incident.
Victim: Kimberly Phillips (female, 48)
Suspect: Frederick Tragresser (male) DOB: 02-16-71
Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information regarding this incident to call (423)698-2525 or submit a tip through the Chattanooga PD Mobile app. The investigation is ongoing and more information will be released when available.