4 Teens Shot When Rival Gangs Exchange Gunfire At Birthday Party

Monday, January 7, 2013

Police said four teens were shot early Sunday morning when rival gangs exchanged gunfire at a birthday party.

At approximately 1:16 a.m., Chattanooga Police Department responded to 3208 Bonair Circle on shots fired. While police were on the scene four different shooting victims showed up at three area hospitals. All four individuals had suffered non-life-threatening gunshot wounds.

Three of the victims are juveniles.

Police said the residents of 3208 Bonair Circle were having a birthday party for a 14-year-old.

Police said, "Between 150 to 200 people showed up for the party and some were reported to be gang members. An argument between suspected rival gang members started inside and moved to the outside of the house. Shortly thereafter, the two groups of individuals began to shoot guns at each other. The four victims advise that this is when they were shot."

Chattanooga Police Department detectives interviewed numerous individuals at the party, but everyone interviewed "stated that they did not see anything relevant to the investigation."

The victims were:

1) Black male, 16 years old

2) Black male, 17 years old

3) Black female, 17 years old

4) LeRance White, black male, 19 years old

 


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