Chattanooga Police Department is investigating a shooting on Wilcox Blvd.

It happened at 4:13 p.m. on Saturday.

Before police arrived on the scene, the 30-year-old man who was suffering from a gunshot wound had been driven to a local hospital.

Police says it started as a verbal argument which escalated into a physical altercation, ending in a gun being fired.

The Chattanooga Police Department Violent Crimes Bureau was notified to conduct further investigation.

Stay with WRCB as this story develops.