Chattanooga police say person was hit by a vehicle on East 5th Street Tuesday evening.

It happened in the 2500 block around 6:50 pm.

Details are limited at this time.

Police say the victim was seriously injured and has been taken to a hospital.

It is unclear if this incident is connected to a shooting that happened less than 500 feet away on Ivy Street about five minutes before the person was hit.

Channel 3 is working to learn more.

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