UPDATE: Teen killed during robbery attempt in Catoosa County
UPDATE: A Catoosa County Sheriff's Office has confirmed to Channel 3 that a teenager was the suspect that died Monday after he and another boy attempted to rob a 69-year-old at his residence.
Catoosa County Sheriff Gary Sisk tells Channel 3 on Monday afternoon around 4 the Catoosa County Sheriff's Office responded to the 2500 Block of Post Oak Road in Ringgold, in reference to a burglary where the homeowner said that he had shot an intruder.
When the officers arrived on the scene the 911 center received calls from the suspects requesting medical assistance in the 5100 block of Boynton Drive.
Officers found three suspects a 16-year old male, an18-year-old female identified as Ansley Chrnalogar, and a 17-year-old male who had a gunshot wound to his neck.
Emergency Services personnel transported the 17-year-old suspect to a local hospital where he later died from his injury.
The other two suspects were taken into custody and both were charged with burglary.
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Officials say two men were involved in the robbery attempt on Post Oak Road in Ringgold. The suspects entered the home through the back.
"We assume it was probably a burglary," says Sheriff Gary Sisk. "Didn't realize anyone was at home."
The homeowner fired one time hitting one of the suspects in the neck.
Both suspects did manage to escape, but police located them on Boynton Road.
Police called EMS to attend to the suspect who'd been shot. The injured suspect was taken to the hospital where he died.
No names or charges have been released at this time. The investigation is still ongoing.