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UPDATE: Police investigating double-shooting on Arlington Ave.; one victim in critical condition

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UPDATE: Chattanooga police are investigating a double-shooting on Arlington Avenue this afternoon, with one of the victims suffering from multiple life-threatening injuries.

CPD was dispatched to 1500 block of Arlington Avenue on the report of a shooting. There police located two victims suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Police say the victims were in the street when a suspect approached them on foot. The suspect fired multiple rounds towards the two victims. 

One of the victims, Montrell Franklin, 18, suffered from multiple life-threatening gunshot wounds. The second victim, Telly Petty, 18, suffered from two non-life threatening gunshot wounds. Both victims were transported to a local hospital for treatment by HCEMS. 

CPD says Franklin is in critical condition. The suspect is described as, a black male with dark-colored shorts or pants, and  a light colored shirt. 

Chattanooga Police Violent Crimes Bureau Investigators are actively following all actionable leads. 


PREVIOUS STORY: Chattanooga police are investigating a double-shooting on Arlington Avenue this afternoon.

It was reported around 4:50 p.m. in the 1500 block of Arlington Avenue.

Officials say two people were shot. Both victims were taken to a local hospital where one if them has non-life-threatening injuries and the other is listed in critical condition.

Our crew on the scene says a nearby car has the back window shot out of it.

No suspect information has been released.

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