A man, 19, was shot near Birchwood Avenue on Friday afternoon.
At approximately 3:15 p.m., Chattanooga Police responded to the 3400 block of Birchwood Drive on a report of a person shot. Upon arrival, officers located a man suffering from a gunshot wound and secured the scene.
The victim was transported to a local hospital by Hamilton County EMS with a non-life threatening injury.
Investigators with the Violent Crimes Unit responded to conduct an investigation. Investigators learned that the victim was outside near the above location when he heard a gunshot and realized he had been shot. The victim also indicated an unwillingness to prosecute.
Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information regarding this incident to call 423 698-2525 or submit a tip via the CPD Mobile App. You can remain anonymous.