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UPDATE: Police identify shooting victim on Nautical Way

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CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) - A shooting on Nautical Way Sunday night has Chattanooga Police looking for answers.

Police Sergeant Jerri Weary tells Channel 3, 19-year-old Demarcus Bumpass was shot in the heel around 10:00 p.m.

Bumpass told police he was smoking on the porch with friends, when a man in a dark, hooded sweatshirt fired a gun, hitting the victim as he tried to flee.

Witnesses were unable to offer specifics, but did tell police, 5-6 shots were fired by the gunman.

Weary says Bumpass was taken to a local hospital where he was treated and released. 

Weary says police are still investigating and working to gather details.

Stay with WRCBtv.com for updates to this story as the become available.

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