UPDATE: Man charged with attempted 1st degree murder in Christmas Eve shooting
By WRCB Staff
UPDATE: Chattanooga Police's Violent Crimes Bureau has arrested Frederick Michael Vick,25, in connection to a shooting at 5501 Hwy 153 on Christmas Eve of 2015.
Vick has been charged with Attempted First Degree Murder, Aggravated Assault, Unlawful Carrying or Possessing Weapon, Possession of Firearm while in Commission of Felon, Felony Reckless Endangerment, Possession of Xanax for Resale, and Possession of Oxycontin for Resale.
Frederick Vick's bond is $100,000. He is set to appear in court on Thursday.
PREVIOUS STORY: Two separate shooting marked the Christmas holiday in Chattanooga.
The first shooting happened Thursday evening on Highway 153. Officers were told there was a fight underway between three women and a man.
The man apparently joined the fight among the three women and was then shot by a second man.
The victim, Kenneth Redman, 31, as shot several times in his lower legs. He was transported via private vehicle to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries, which are believed to be non-life-threatening.
The male suspect is believed to be driving a burgundy vehicle (possibly a Chevy Impala).
The second shooting happened about 3:00am Friday in the 1400 block of East 3rd Street.
Chattanooga police officers arrived and found the victim, Darius Blakemore, 26, lying on the ground in pain. Blakemore had a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to his right leg. Several people were on hand tending to Blakemore.
Police say Blakemore refused to provide information, stating that he did not know the individuals who shot at him.
The people at the scene who were tending to Blakemore also refused to cooperate with police. No other witnesses were located.
Blakemore was transported to a local hospital nonemergency for treatment.
Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information regarding these incidents to call 423-698-2525.
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