Teen wounded in Greenwood Rd shooting - WRCBtv.com | Chattanooga News, Weather & Sports

Teen wounded in Greenwood Rd shooting

Posted: Updated:

CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) – Police are investigating a shooting on Greenwood Road where one teen was wounded.

According to Chattanooga Police, the 17-year-old was walking down the road around midnight Wednesday, when the suspect called out to him and asked him to come over.

Investigators say the teen initially thought he knew the suspect, but tells police as he got closer he realized that he didn't.

The victim says the suspect asked the teen for drugs, but when teen said he didn't have any, the suspect pulled a gun.

The victim says he tried to swat the gun away, and that's when he was shot in the hand.

The teen ran to a nearby relative's home, where he was taken to the hospital.

Investigators say there was no clear description of the suspect.

Powered by Frankly