Chattanooga, Tennessee – His name is Shylo Billings, and he was taken into custody on Tuesday, according to the Chattanooga Police Department.
The 18-year-old man has been charged with aggravated assault, viable fetus as a victim, aggravated kidnapping, and theft of property valued at more than $1,000 Chattanooga ABC/Fox affiliate WTVC reported.
This unfortunate incident occurred at 1200 Cypress Street Court around 7:08 p.m. on Tuesday, per online records.
Officers from the Chattanooga Police Department responded to a disturbance call.
The 911 caller stated that she was being detained against her will.
The responding officers made contact with the suspect, who reportedly told them that he had an argument with the victim and took her phone.
The victim, who was 8 months pregnant at the time, told officers that Billings pushed her to the ground and tried to murder her and her child.
The suspect then told her she couldn’t leave until she stripped naked and walked to her house.
The victim would not leave the house without her clothes.
Billings allegedly pushed her again, causing the victim to land on her stomach.
The victim also claimed that Billings hit her with his gun, which was later found by officers.
The 18-year-old man was arrested and taken to the Silverdale Detention Center.
This is an ongoing story that will be updated as new information becomes available.