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8-6-17 Shooting - 600 block Dodson Ave.

  • Upon arrival, officers located the victim suffering from an injury possibly related to the shots fired.
  • The victim was given aid and transported to a local hospital by HCEMS with non-life-threatening injuries.
  • Preliminary evidence suggests that the victim was struck by a high velocity object, such as a bullet or fragment.
  • Members of the Violent Crimes Bureau are investigating the incident and are following all actionable leads at this time.
  • If you have any information regarding this incident, please call the Chattanooga Police Department. You can remain anonymous.


(male, 7)
Names will not be released on juvenile victims

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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