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UPDATE: Suspect busted by Snapchat in August robbery and shooting

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UPDATE: An August robbery at a Chuck E. Cheese at Northgate Mall may be one step closer to being solved.

Chattanooga police arrested Malcom Watkins after he was identified by one of the shooting victims with a photo shared on Snapchat, a social media app.

Police say the shooting happened during a drug deal for some marijuana. The three victims were able to positively ID Watkins as the person that shot and robbed them.

The victims are juveniles.


PREVIOUS STORY: Chattanooga Police are investigating a shooting outside of a local Chuck E. Cheese's.

It happened Thursday night around 10:25 in the 200 block of Northgate Mall Drive. 

Officers believe the shooting is related to a drug deal that occurred in the parking lot after hours. 

The victim is suffering a single non-life threatening gunshot wound. 

There is no suspect information available. Call Chattanooga Police if you can help (423) 698-2525.
 

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