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11-27-16 Shooting/Robbery - 2200 block Vance Ave


At 6:41 p.m. Sunday evening officers with the Chattanooga Police Department responded to a call for parties shot and robbery from person. The following information was obtained through preliminary investigations:

  • CPD officers located two males suffering from gunshot wounds in the 2200 block of Vance Avenue
  • Both parties were transported via ambulance to a local hospital
  • Both parties injuries are considered nonlife-threatening
  • Both parties were sitting in a parked vehicle when 2 males approached passenger side and fired shots striking the passenger
  • Suspects then went to the driver's side and fired shots striking the second victim
  • The suspects left the scene with the driver's wallet and cell phone
  • Chattanooga Police Department's Violent Crimes Bureau continues to actively investigate this incident.

VICTIMS:

Rigoberto Salvador-Morales, 34 (driver)

Celso Perez, 20 (passenger)

Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information regarding this incident to call 423-698-2525. The investigation is ongoing and more information will be released when available.

NOTE: The preceding information is preliminary and is subject to change as the investigation continues.

Chattanooga Police Department
3410 Amnicola Hwy.
Chattanooga, TN 37406 (map)

Office hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 AM through 5:00 PM

Emergencies: 911

To report a crime or request assistance: (423) 698-2525

General Information:
(423) 643-5000

Crime Prevention and Community Outreach:
(423) 643-5090

Crime Stoppers Hotline:
(423) 698-3333

Drug Tip Hotline:
(423) 493-BUST (2878)

 

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