Youth, 19, Shot While Standing In Parking Lot

Monday, December 31, 2012

A Chattanooga teen was shot early Monday morning as he stood in a parking lot on Wilcox Boulevard.

At 3:02 a.m., Chattanooga Police responded to a shooting at 3224 Wilcox. The victim, Dekendrick Lamar Trammell, 19, was transported to a local hospital via a personally-owned vehicle where he was treated for the non-life-threatening injury.

It was reported to detectives that the victim was standing in the parking lot when the suspect shot him and fled the scene.

Neighbors said 50-60 cars were assembled on Wilcox by Greenwood Road in the old Food Lion parking lot.

They said there was loud music and a commotion before the shooting broke out.

Neighbors said shots were fired in a cluster of nine first and then five more shots were fired while everyone was fleeing the scene.

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

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