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.