One dead, one injured in shooting on Cowart Street, police say


CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) — Chattanooga Police say one person is dead and another injured after an early morning shooting on Cowart Street.

Police say officers responded to a person shot call around 2:45 a.m. Sunday morning in the 1400 block of Cowart Street.

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According to officials, officers found two males suffering from gunshot wounds in a parking lot across from Coyote Jack’s nightclub.

Both were taken to a local hospital.

Police say 22-year-old Sharone Porter died from his injuries.

The other victim, 24-year-old Torrie Porter, suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to police.

Chattanooga Police say investigators are investigating statements that a verbal argument between the two inside the nightclub may have occurred before the shooting.

The investigation is ongoing.

Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information regarding this incident to call 423-698-2525 and say you can remain anonymous.