A shooting victim was reportedly a targeted victim early Sunday morning.
Chattanooga Police responded to a shooting at approximately 1:03 a.m. at 2115 Dodds Ave. The victim, 21-year-old Taurean Patillo, reported that he was sitting inside his car in the parking lot of the Kanku’s, 2115 Dodds Ave., when the suspect shot at him and fled in a car.
Patillo was struck in the upper back and was transported to Parkridge Hospital in a personally-owned vehicle for treatment of the non-life-threatening injury.
Detectives believe he was targeted by the suspect and that this was not a random shooting.
Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call the Chattanooga Police Department at 423 698-2525.