Police Search for Man Involved in Domestic Shooting Incident

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Chattanooga, TN (WDEF) – Police are looking for 38-year-old James Winnie, after he allegedly shot a woman during a domestic dispute.

Police were called to a home on 6th Ave for a domestic disturbance involving James and his estranged wife, 27-year-old Jessica Winnie. Upon arrival, officers found Jessica suffering from a gunshot wound.

According to authorities, the suspect drove to the house and started a verbal disagreement with the victim and her brother. The argument escalated and James fired his gun. Jessica suffered non-life threatening injuries, and was later transported to an area hospital by HCEMS.

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James left the scene before Chattanooga Police arrived, and warrants have now been obtained for his arrest. Those warrants include attempted first degree murder (domestic), possession of a firearm and felony reckless endangerment.

Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information regarding this incident to call 423-698-2525. The investigation is still ongoing.