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12-27-16 UPDATE: Arrest made in shooting - 1900 block 12th Ave.


ORIGINAL RELEASE:

At 7:13 Christmas Eve police responded to a person shot at the 1900 block of 12th Ave. The following are the preliminary facts of that investigation:

  • Chattanooga Police were informed of the victim arriving via a personally owned vehicle to a local hospital
  • Police were able to locate a crime scene at the 1900 block of 12th Ave
  • The scene was secured and members of the Crime Scene unit are collecting evidence
  • The victim suffered injuries from a gunshot wound to the leg
  • The victim's condition is non-life-threatening at this time
  • The shooting appears to have escalated from a disorder between the victim and suspect
  • There is no releasable suspect information at this time
  • The identity of the victim will not be released until the conclusion of the investigation
  • Members of the Violent Crimes Bureau are following all actionable leads
  • If you have information on this incident, call the Chattanooga Police Department immediately. You can remain anonymous.

Victim:

Daysha Joyner (female, 20)

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.

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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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