2 Men Shot In Separate Incidents; 1 Is Critical

Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Edward Jackson
Edward Jackson

Two men were shot in separate incidents on Wednesday afternoon, and one victim was in critical condition.

At approximately 1:19 p.m., Chattanooga Police responded to 2309 Benton Ave. for a person shot.  Officers located the victim, 22-year-old Edward Jackson, suffering from a gunshot wound to his right hip.  

Jackson stated to detectives that he was not able to see the suspect. He was transported to a local hospital for a non-life-threatening injury.  The investigation is ongoing.

At approximately 2:38 p.m., Chattanooga Police were dispatched to Memorial Hospital for a person shot.  Police were advised that Damieon DeShun Cummings was dropped off near Memorial Hospital and was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.  

He underwent surgery for life-threatening injuries.

The investigation is ongoing. Police ask that anyone with information regarding this incident to call Chattanooga Police at 423-698-2525 or Crime Stoppers at 423-698-3333.


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