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UPDATE 2: Police investigate shooting on 5th Avenue

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CHATTANOOGA (WRCB)-- Chattanooga police are investigating a triple-shooting in East Lake Friday night.

Police Sergeant Jerri Weary tells Channel 3 the incident happened near the intersection of 5th Avenue and 31st Street around 8:50 p.m.

Weary says a woman was shot in the wrist and will be treated and released.

She says another woman was shot in the abdomen and a man was shot in the left side of his chest. Both are currently listed in critical condition.

Police were advised that several suspects dressed in dark clothing fired at the group and fled the scene in an unknown direction.

Weary says police are seeking a motive in the case.

Stay with WRCBtv.com for updates as they become available.  

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