Teen Shot In The Neck While Walking On Bennett Avenue; Won't Cooperate With Investigation

Sunday, March 16, 2014

A teen who said he was shot early Sunday morning while walking on Bennett Avenue said he will not cooperate with police on the investigation.

At approximately 12:30 a.m., Chattanooga Police responded to 2000 Bennett Ave. on a person shot call.  Police located the victim, 18-year-old Darrian Hill, who was suffering from a single gunshot wound to the neck.  He was transported to a local hospital for his injury which is believed to be non-life threatening. 

He told detectives that he was walking when someone in a passing vehicle shot him and drove off. 

He eventually told detectives that he was not going to cooperate with the investigation. 

Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to contact the Chattanooga Police Department at 423-698-2525 or Crime Stoppers at 423-698-3333.


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