Rossville man arrested after shooting ex-girlfriend during domestic at Catoosa County gas station
According to Sheriff Gary Sisk; on September 1st, 2020, at 10:14 PM, the Catoosa County Sheriff's Office responded to 1750 Lafayette Road, Rossville, GA (Victory Fuels Gas Station) for a domestic dispute with shots fired. Upon arrival, deputies located the victim with a gunshot wound to the leg and several witnesses of the crime. Deputies provided medical assistance until EMS/Fire personnel arrived. While conducting the investigation it was found that the victim met the offender (Joseph Hunter Clark, 38 years of age, of 143 North Elmwood Street Rossville, GA), who is her estranged boyfriend, to exchange property. During that exchange, an argument ensued, and the victim began running from the offender, at which time the offender fired two rounds at the victim. One round struck the victim in the leg, and a second-round struck a patron's vehicle that was parked at the gas pumps. The offender fled the scene prior to law enforcement's arrival. The victim was transported by EMS to an area hospital for treatment. Warrants were obtained for the arrest of Joseph Clark. On September 2nd, 2020, Joseph Clark was arrested in Chattanooga, TN, and was transported to the Hamilton County Jail, where he awaits extradition back to Catoosa County, GA. Once Joseph Clark arrives in Catoosa County, he will face charges of Aggravated Assault, Reckless Conduct, Criminal Trespass, and Discharge of a Firearm near a Public Roadway.