UPDATE: Chattanooga police have identified the off-duty Chattanooga State Police Department officer who fired his service weapon at a Highway 58 restaurant late last week.

Chattanooga State PD Sergeant Iran Meadows was working an extra job while off-duty, according to Chattanooga police.

Meadows told police he fired at a shooting suspect. Police say it's not yet clear if Meadows hit the victim or if another suspect in the passing vehicle shot the victim.

The investigation is still underway. Police ask that anyone with information call them at 423-698-2525.


PREVIOUS STORY: The off-duty Chattanooga State Officer has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation.  This is standard when a weapon is fired.


PREVIOUS STORY: Chattanooga Police are investigating a shooting that happened Saturday night.

The incident took place just after 11:00 pm on Highway 58.

One individual arrived at a local hospital with a gunshot wound claiming that multiple people in a passing car shot at him.

He then shot back. 

That person's name is being withheld for his safety.

An off-duty Chattanooga State Officer witnessed the shooting and fired his weapon at the suspect.

Police are asking that anyone with information about this incident call them immediately at 423-698-2525. You can remain anonymous.