3 People Shot In Separate Incidents; Police Say Shootings May Not Be Connected

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Three people were shot in separate incidents in Chattanooga late Saturday afternoon through early Sunday morning.

Police said there is no evidence that the shootings are connected.

On Saturday at 5:11 p.m., Chattanooga Police officers responded to a local hospital on a person who had been shot. Upon arrival officers made contact with Tony Jackson, 23.

Witnesses said that a dark-colored vehicle drove past Jackson and began shooting. The victim suffered non–life threatening gunshot wounds to the left arm and torso. There is no other suspect information available at this time.

On Saturday at 11:04 p.m., Chattanooga Police responded to a local hospital on a second person who had been shot. Upon arrival officers talked with Devin Caldwell, 22, who had been shot in the head.

He said he was sitting in a vehicle in front of 37 Scruggs St. when three people he did not know wearing dark clothing began shooting at the vehicle he was in.

He was transported to the hospital by personal vehicle. He is currently listed in stable condition.

On Sunday at 1 a.m., Chattanooga Police officers responded to a local hospital on a third shooting victim. Once on the scene officers spoke with Juan Boyd, 18.

He said he was at an after-hours club at 2510 E. Main St. when a fight started. He said he got in a vehicle when he heard several gunshots and then realized that he had been shot.

He said he did not see who did the shooting and there is no other suspect information available. 

He was taken to the hospital by personal vehicle. He was treated for a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the face.



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