Man Shot On Holtzclaw Avenue; Won't Go To Hospital Or Cooperate With Police

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

A man who was shot on Holtzclaw Avenue on Wednesday morning declined to go to the hospital or to cooperate with police.

At approximately 6:32 a.m., Chattanooga Police responded to a person shot at 1500 Holtzclaw Ave.  Officers located the victim, John Moore, 27, who said he was shot somewhere nearby.

He was suffering from a gunshot wound to his torso, which is non-life threatening.  Officers attempted to locate a crime scene but were unsuccessful. 

Police said, "Moore was treated on scene by HCEMS, but refused to be transported to a local hospital.  At this time, Mr. Moore is not willing to cooperate with the investigation."

  Police ask anyone with information regarding this crime to call the Chattanooga Police Department at 423-698-2525 or Crime Stoppers at 423-698-3333.


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