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1-2-17 Shooting - 2500 block Judson Lane


At 2:00 p.m. on Monday, January 2, 2016 the Chattanooga Police Department responded to reports of a person shot who had arrived at a local hospital. The following are the preliminary facts of that investigation:

  • The victim arrived at the hospital via a personally owned vehicle
  • The victim was suffering from a gunshot wound and had non-life-threatening injuries
  • Investigators were able to determine that the shooting possibly occurred on the 2500 block of Judson Lane
  • The victim initially cooperated with police however changed his story on several occasions while explaining the sequence of events which resulted in him being shot
  • The suspect description is unknown at this time due to the victim's attempts to mislead police
  • Mr. Walker was released from the hospital and was subsequently transported to the Hamilton County Jail
  • He was charged with Filing A False Police Report
  • Members of the Violent Crimes Bureau are actively investigating the incident to determine the facts surrounding the victim's injuries

Victim:

Dezmon Walker (male, 27)

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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