Youth, 19, Shot Near 9th Avenue

Thursday, December 20, 2012

A 19-year-old was shot Wednesday night near 9th Avenue.

At 10:04 p.m., Chattanooga Police responded to a shooting near 3800 9th Ave. where they located the victim, Lawarren Smith.

He was suffering from two gunshot wounds to his leg.

He stated he was robbed and shot by two black males. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment of the non-life-threatening injuries.

One suspect was  5’11” tall, wearing a white hoodie, and the other was 5’11” tall, wearing all black clothing.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call the Chattanooga Police Department at 423-698-2525.

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