Man Shot At Car Wash On Wilcox Boulevard; Won't Cooperate With Investigation; 2nd Shooting On Fagan Street

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

A man was shot Tuesday afternoon at a car wash on Wilcox Boulevard.

Police said he would not cooperate with the investigation.

At approximately 2:15 p.m., Chattanooga Police responded to Memorial Hospital on a person shot.  The victim, 35-year-old Alvin Sanders Frederique, told hospital staff that he was at the car wash at 2300 Wilcox Blvd. when he heard several shots from an unknown direction.  

Frederique, who has had a number of prior arrests, said a friend transported him to the hospital after realizing he was shot.  

The victim was shot in the right thigh and was treated for the non-life-threatening injury.  

Investigators attempted to speak to Frederique at the hospital, but he stated that he was not going to cooperate with the investigation.  

Later Tuesday, a 23-year-old man was shot on Fagan Street.

At approximately 10:09 p.m., Chattanooga Police responded to a person shot at 3800 Fagan St.  Police located the victim, Simeon Dupree, who was suffering from a gunshot wound to his right leg.  

Dupree said he was leaving a friend’s residence when he heard several gunshots. He realized that he had been shot and was transported to a local hospital for the non-life-threatening injury.  

Police have no suspect information.  

If anyone has information regarding the incidents, please contact Chattanooga Police at 423-698-2525 or Crime Stoppers at 423-698-3333.

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