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


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.


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.


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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