2 Teens Shot At Birthday Party

Saturday, September 7, 2013

Two teens were shot at a birthday party late Friday night.

At approximately midnight, Chattanooga Police responded to a shooting at 4221 Quin Adams Dr.

Police found that David Shropshire, 18, had been shot in the hand. A 16-year-old girl was shot in the neck and upper back.

The victims were transported to a local hospital via a personally-owned vehicle. They were treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

It was reported to detectives that there was a birthday party going at the residence when the suspect shot at them and fled the scene in a vehicle.

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


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