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9-7-17 Shooting ruled accidental/600 block N. Orchard Knob

At 9:19 p.m. on June 14, 2017, Chattanooga Police responded to a person shot at the 600 block of North Orchard Knob. The following are the preliminary facts of that incident:

  • Upon police arrival, the victim was suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound
  • HCEMS responded and transported the victim to a local hospital
  • The victim advised police that he was walking along side of the road when he heard a gunshot and realized he had been shot
  • Police searched the area and were unable to locate any crime scene
  • Members of the Violent Crime Bureau are following all actionable leads


The victim is a juvenile and will not be identified (male, 16)

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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