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UPDATE: Chattanooga police make arrest in Rogers Rd. shooting

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UPDATE: Chattanooga police have charged a man with attempted murder from a shooting last month.

It happened on Rogers Road shortly before 10:30 p.m. on October 23.

Police say 22-year-old Amear Richard is accused of shooting a 29-year-old woman.

Police arrested Richard on Friday, charging him with Attempted First Degree Murder, Aggravated Assault, and Possession of a Firearm during a Dangerous Felony.

The victim's injuries were not life-threatening. 

Richard is now in custody at the Hamilton County Jail.

The suspect is scheduled to appear in court on Monday. 


ORIGINAL STORY: One person is hurt after a shooting Monday night on Rogers Road.

Chattanooga Police officers responded to a call of a person shot at 10:23 p.m. The victim is expected to recover. The 29-year-old victim arrived at the hospital by a personal vehicle.

A witness tells police a male suspect approached a vehicle and fired shots at the victim. 

Right now, members of the violent crime bureau are actively investigating this incident.

If you have any information about this case, you are asked to call Chattanooga Police at 698-2525. 

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