East Ridge Police investigate drive by shooting

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city of East Ridge

EAST RIDGE, Tennessee (WDEF) East Ridge Police are investigating a drive by shooting on Sunday night.

It happened in the 1300 block of Altahama Street just before 10PM.

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47 year old Brad Weir says he was in the backyard with his dog when a car stopped at his driveway.

His dog started barking, so he put it in the house and walked to the car.

Weir asked “Can I help you?” and he was shot in the leg.

He says there were two people in the car wearing dark clothing, possibly hoodies.

Weir called police and they found him on the ground with the gunshot wound to the leg.

His injuries are not life threatening.

Anyone with information is requested to contact the East Ridge Police Department at 423-867-7516.