A pregnant teenager was shot near East Lake Courts Tuesday, according to police

Police reported several people were standing outside in the 2200 block of East 25th Street when the suspect shot the 16-year-old and then fled in a dark SUV.

Bullets hit two apartments and the woman was hit in the lower back. The victim ran to the apartment for help, according to a witness on the scene.

The girl was taken to the hospital with non life threatening injuries.

The investigation is ongoing and more information will be released when available.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call the Chattanooga Police Department at 423-698-2525.