David Kennard, 20, Shot On West 38th Street

Saturday, August 16, 2014

A man was shot Friday night at 804 West 38th St.

At approximately 10:07 p.m., the Chattanooga Police Department was dispatched to a local hospital in reference to a person with a gunshot wound to his right forearm. Officers arrived at the hospital and spoke with the victim.

David Paul Kennard, 20, advised that he was in the front yard of a residence on the corner of W. 38th Street and Alton Park Boulevard when he heard several gunshots ring out. He told officers that when he realized he was shot, two friends transported him to the hospital.

Patrol units then attempted to locate a crime scene in the area. Multiple shell casings were found and a crime scene was established and investigators arrived. Additional investigators arrived at the hospital and spoke with the victim. He provided a statement, but could not advise of any suspect or vehicle descriptions. Investigators also spoke with the transporting individuals, but they were unable to provide further information.

Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information regarding this crime to call 423 698-2525. The investigation is ongoing and more information will be released when available.

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