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10-26-17 5053 Hunter Rd. - Suspect in Custody/Shots Fired

At approximately 2:30 p.m. on October 26, 2017 Chattanooga Police Officers responded to a Shots Fired call in the vicinity of 5053 Hunter Rd. The following are the preliminary facts of the incident:

  • Witnesses told CPD Officer​s they observed a white male standing on an overpass firing what's described as a shotgun or rifle at vehicles traveling on Interstate 75
  • The suspect is described as a white male, thin build, short hair with what appears to be a white/grey patch in the front of his hairline
  • ​Suspect was wearing ​camouflage-style pants and did not have a shirt on
  • The ​Chattanooga Police Department is actively investigating this incident
  • CPD Officers were assisted by Tennessee Highway Patrol and Hamilton County Sheriffs Office Deputies

​Anyone with information on this man's identity or whereabouts is asked to please call 911 or 423-698-2525. Photos of suspect are attached.


NOTE: The preceding information is preliminary and is subject to change.

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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)

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(423) 643-5100



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