Police say a teenager was shot on Tuesday evening in East Chattanooga.

It happened around 4:30 p.m. in the 1300 block of Greenwood Road near Through Street.

According to a press release from Chattanooga police, the 16-year-old victim told investigators that he was walking to the store when he heard gunshots and realized he'd been hit.

The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Police say the investigation is ongoing and more information will be released as it becomes available.

If you know anything about this case, please call the Chattanooga Police Department at 423-698-2525 or submit an anonymous tip through CPD's Mobile App. 

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