Chattanooga Police responded to a robbery in the 4800 block of Jersey Pike on Thursday, at approximately 1:38 a.m. The victim, William Jackson, Jr., 30, had been shot in the leg.
Jackson was transported to a local hospital for treatment of the non-life-threatening injury. It was reported to detectives that Jackson and a woman were walking through a parking lot when two suspects approached them. The suspects robbed them of cash and jewelry, shot Jackson in the leg, and fled on foot. The investigation is ongoing and more information will be released when available.
The suspects were described as the following:
Suspect 1: black male, approximately 6’ tall, 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing black sweat pants, a camouflage jacket, and a camouflage ski mask.
Suspect 2: black male, approximately 5’10” tall, 160 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white shirt and dark pants.
Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call the Chattanooga Police Department at 423 698-2525.