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UPDATE: Victim identified in shooting on N. Crest Drive

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -

UPDATE: The victim of the shooting who was also a suspect to a burglary has been identify as 24 years old Gary McCoy. 

The shooting happened Thursday night on the 100 block of N. Crest Drive. McCoy who was shot attempted to seek assistance from someone inside the home. The victim knocked on multiple doors for assistance, but when no one answered, McCoy shattered a glass sliding door with a lawn chair in attempt to activate the home alarm.

HCEMS transported the victim to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries. This is an ongoing investigation,  additional information will be released when it is available.

Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information regarding this incident to call police. 423-698-2525 and stay tuned to WRCBtv.com for additional updates on this case.


PREVIOUS STORY: Upon arrival, police determined that the would-be burglar was actually the victim of a shooting who was attempting to seek assistance from the occupants of the home

The shooting victim knocked on multiple doors of the home in an effort to have the occupants call police to assist him

When knocking proved to be ineffective, the victim then shattered a glass sliding door with a lawn chair in an effort to activate the alarm

HCEMS transported the victim to a local hospital for non-life-threatening injuries

Investigators were able to locate the original crime scene nearby

Members of the Violent Crimes Bureau are investigating this incident and following all actionable leads


PREVIOUS STORY: Chattanooga police are investigating a shooting Thursday night. 

It was reported around 11:00 p.m. from the 100 block of N. Crest Drive.

Police say the victim's injuries are not life-threatening.

Police say the victim was trying to get help from a resident on N. Crest and officers are trying to figure out where the shooting happened.

Details of what led to the shooting have not been released and are under investigation.

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