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12-17-16 Robbery/Shooting 3000 E. 34th St.


At 11:55 a.m. on Saturday, December 17, 2016 officers with the Chattanooga Police Department responded to a person shot call at 3000 East 34th St. The following are the preliminary facts of that investigation:

  • Victim is suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the thigh
  • Victim was transported to a local hospital via ambulance
  • Victim says he was approached by two young black males who demanded his wallet and phone
  • Victim says he was shot while attempting to comply with suspects' demands
  • Witnesses on scene and victim are cooperating with investigators
  • Members of the Violent Crimes Bureau are actively investigating all leads in this case

VICTIM: Wilfredo Sontay (35)

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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