Pregnant Teenager Shot On East 23rd Street Tuesday Morning

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

A suspect is being sought after shooting a pregnant teenager Tuesday morning.

At approximately 11:13 a.m., Chattanooga Police responded to a shooting at 2243 East 25th St., where they found a 16-year-old girl who had been shot in the lower back. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of the non-life-threatening injury.  

It was reported to detectives that several people were standing outside the residence when the suspect shot her and fled the scene in a dark-colored SUV. 

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

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


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