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CPD investigating East 44th Street shooting

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -  Chattanooga Police are investigating a Saturday morning shooting that happened just before 4:30 a.m. on East 44th Street. 

Officers were dispatched to an aggravated assault where a party was shot at by a suspect. 

The the victim, 24-year-old Charles Moore told police he had been partying all night with the suspect, 27-year-old Robert Murphy, when a fight broke out between the two parties. 

Police tell Channel 3, according to the victim, Murphy struck him with a pipe in the head, causing him to briefly lose consciousness.  

As Moore attempted to leave the residence Murphy fired numerous rounds from a handgun at Moore.  Murphy then went back inside the residence. 

Officers on scene attempted to have Murphy surrender, but he did not comply and refused to come outside. 

Due to the Murphy's  refusal the SWAT team responded. 

Shortly before the SWAT Team converged on the scene, Murphy came out the back door and surrendered without incident.

Murphy is charged with Attempted Murder.

The investigation is ongoing .

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