A teen was shot in the leg on 7th Avenue on Sunday night.
At 10:50 p.m. Chattanooga Police responded to a shooting near the 3700 block of 7th Avenue.
The victim, 18-year-old Courtney Birt, told officers that he was walking home when he was approached by five young black males in a car. After a brief conversation, one of the suspects shot him in the leg.
Birt ran away and was transported to a local hospital where he was treated for a non-life threatening injury. The investigation is still on-going.