Police tape marks the scene of the afternoon shooting in Chattanooga Tuesday. Photo by Jared Guest/WRCBtv.com
CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -
UPDATE: Chattanooga Police responded to a person shot at 300 W. 35th Street short after 12 Tuesday afternoon.
Officers located the victim, 19-year-old Quadarius Bowling, who was suffering from a gunshot wound to his hip.
Bowling stated that he was walking in the roadway when an unknown suspect, riding in a four door green Pontiac Grand Am, started shooting at him.
He was struck in the hip and later transported to a local hospital for his injury which is non-life threatening.
Police have no further suspect information or leads at this time and ask anyone with information regarding this crime to call the Chattanooga Police Department at 423-698-2525 or Crime Stoppers at 423-698-3333.
The investigation is ongoing and more information will be released when available.
An afternoon shooting near the intersection of Chandler Avenue and West 35th Street resulted in a man being taken to a nearby hospital for examination and treatment.
He is expected to recover, with the injuries believed to be non-life-threatening.
A few shell casings were found near the victim's flip-flops, which were left in the intersection after the shooting. The victim ran behind a nearby house after the shooting.
Police are searching for the suspect, but currently have not released a description.
Thursday, July 24 2014 7:24 PM EDT2014-07-24 23:24:58 GMT
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