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


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


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.


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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