Taji Webb, 26, was shot and killed Monday night. Police said they have determined that the shooting was justified and the unidentified shooter would not be charged.
The Chattanooga Police Department responded at 10:43 p.m. to a person shot call in the 1500 block of Ryan Street. Upon arrival, officers located Webb lying on the ground suffering from a gunshot wound.
Hamilton County EMS responded to the scene and transported Webb to a local hospital where he would later succumb to his injuries.
Chattanooga Police Department's Violent Crimes Bureau responded to the scene to investigate the incident.
Police said, "Witnesses were interviewed and evidence was collected at the scene. As a result, there is reasonable belief this homicide is justifiable and the use of deadly force was necessary.
"Investigators have consulted with the Hamilton County District Attorney General's Office and it has been determined no charges should be filed at this time."
Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information regarding this incident to call 423 698-2525.