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8-23-17 Shooting suspect arrested - 4300 block Oakland Ave


ORIGINAL RELEASE (8/16/17):

On August 16, 2017 at 5:10 p.m., Chattanooga Police responded to a person shot at the 4300 block at Oakland Ave. The following are the preliminary facts of that incident.

  • Upon arrival, officers located the victim who was suffering from a gunshot wound
  • HCEMS responded and transported the victim to a local hospital to be treated for his non-life-threatening injuries
  • Officers secured the scene and called for Violent Crime Bureau investigators
  • Investigators have learned that the shooting resulted from a disorder between the victim and suspect
  • The suspect fled the area before police arrival
  • Members of the Violent Crime Bureau are actively investigating this incident and following all actionable leads

Victim:

Terry Thomas (male, 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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