Suspect Sought In Shooting On Thursday Morning

Thursday, May 02, 2013

Police are investigating a shooting that took place Thursday morning.

Chattanooga Police responded at 10:12 a.m. to a shooting that occurred in the 2200 block of East 27th Street Court.  It was reported to detectives that the victim, LeMario Branham, 25, was sitting in a parked car when the suspect shot him and fled.  

Branham was transported to a local hospital in a personally-owned vehicle for treatment of the non-life-threatening injury.  

Detectives believe that Branham was targeted by the suspect and that this was not a random shooting.  

The investigation is ongoing and more information will be released when it becomes available. 

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


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