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Six people were injured, two were injured incompatible with life, after a shootout in downtown Chattanooga on Saturday night.
Around 10:48 p.m., police officers heard gunshots. in in area of 100 Cherry Street and then saw a few people flight from area, according to the police. Police begin to provide assistance to victims of firearms who then they were taken to the hospital.
The police said they don’t believe everyone of the victims were the intended target and the officers were able to apprehend one human of interest in Incident. Chattanooga Police said they are currently out of action safety anxiety.
“Last night our city felt terrible cost of gun violence,” Chattanooga Mayor Tim Kelly said. in statement on Twitter. “My heart is with families whose lives have been turned upside down by this terrible situation. This is unacceptable – our city and our community will act.”
Police spokesman Jeremy Eames said he has no age or status. on casualties on Sunday, but most of were they teenagers or in their early 20s.
“We had big groups of teenagers walking in the city center area this date and we believe it’s from within this group what shooting took place,” he said in email.
– Compiled by Allison Shirk