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UPDATE 2: Police searching for suspect in accidental shooting at K-Mart

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -- Chattanooga Police were called to a report of possible shots fired at the K-Mart store on Highway 153 Monday afternoon.

Police spokesman Nathan Hartwig tells Channel 3 that K-Mart security personnel had confronted a shoplifter at the exit door when the suspect dropped the stolen items and ran. 

As the suspect ran out the door, a handgun fell from his person which fired a round as it struck the ground. 

There were no injuries as a result of the discharge. 

Officers have suspect information at this time and are currently trying to find him. 

Stay with www.WRCBtv.com for the latest on the developing story.

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