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9-24-17 Shooting - 400 block Central Dr.

Officers responded to the Sky Zoo on a person shot
  • Upon arrival they were able to locate the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds
  • The victim was transported to a local hospital in critical condition
  • The victim advised that the shooting took place at the 400 block of Central Drive
  • A crime scene was established at that location
  • Members of the Violent Crimes Bureau are actively investigating this incident.
  • If you have any information on this incident call the Chattanooga Police Department Immediately. You can remain anonymous.
  • Victim:

    Jelani Sorrell (male, 33)

    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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