Cortez Alford, 41, was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon.
The Chattanooga Police Department responded to the 1100 block of Arlington Avenue on the report of a person shot. Upon arrival, police located Alford, who was deceased from an apparent gunshot wound.
Witnesses told police Alford and another man were involved in a physical altercation prior to the shooting. The suspect fled the scene.
Police were able to locate a firearm in the vicinity of the shooting. Members of the Violent Crime Bureau are actively investigating this incident.
Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information regarding this incident to call 423-698-2525.