Juvenile Who Police Say Was Threatening Someone Else With Gun Is Shot By 3rd Person

Saturday, October 28, 2017

A juvenile who police say was threatening another person with a gun was shot by a third person on Saturday morning.

 

Police said the shooting victim is facing a charge of aggravated assault, but the shooter has not been charged.

 

Chattanooga Police responded at 6:30 a.m.

to the 600 block of W. 14th Street Court on a shooting.

 

Upon arrival, officers located an individual on the scene suffering from a gunshot wound.

 

The person who was shot was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

 

Police said a preliminary investigation has determined that the person shot was in the act of committing an aggravated assault with a firearm against another person.

 

Police stated, "A third party who witnessed the aggravated assault produced a firearm and fired a shot to stop a threat to life."

 

Members of the Violent Crimes Bureau are actively investigating this case.

 

Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information regarding this incident to call 423-698-2525


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