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Person shoots attempted robber at Crown Inn in East Ridge

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EAST RIDGE, TN (WRCB) -

East Ridge Police responded to the Crown Inn located at 6642 Ringgold Rd. around 9 A.M. Sunday morning on a reported shots fired and a large amount of blood in the room. 

Police said upon arrival on the scene, Parkridge East Hospital called to report that a white male had arrived at the ER with a gunshot wound to the right calf. 

The victim said that they had met an acquaintance who invited him to her room. 

When the victim entered the room, an unknown white man and black man produced handguns and demanded money. 

The white male suspect fired a round hitting the victim in the leg. The victim produced a knife and stabbed the white suspect several times in the chest. 

The victim then fled the room in route to the hospital. 

When police arrived at the motel, no suspects were on the scene. 

The investigation is ongoing. If you have any information contact police at 423-622-1725. 

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