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12-14-16 Shooting 7800 block Hancock Dr.


Just after 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 officers with the Chattanooga Police Department were called to a local hospital after a party showed up with injuries indicative of a gunshot wound. The following are the preliminary facts of that investigation:

  • Victim is suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound
  • Victim arrived at hospital via personal vehicle
  • Victim says he and a friend were walking southbound on Hancock Dr when a suspect in a passing vehicle shot himThere is no suspect information at this time
  • The suspect vehicle is described as a large SUV
  • Members of the Violent Crimes Bureau are actively investigating all leads in this case

Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information regarding this incident to call 423-698-2525. Caller(s) can remain anonymous. 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)

Homicide Tip Line: 
(423) 643-5100



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