CPD responds to afternoon shooting in South Chattanooga

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – On July 5, Chattanooga Police responded person shot call at 1419 East 49th street.

When police arrived, they found two victims.

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Currently there is no information about the suspect.

Major Crimes and the Gang Unit were on scene to investigate.

Neighbors in the area say they are worried about the safety of the children in the neighborhood. 



Angela Sanchez who has lived in the neighborhood for 19 years says, “My son is worried to death because his friends live in this house. His friends, I mean just two or three years ago there was another friend a block over that got shot by a drive by. In his house, just being in the living room on the couch. And it’s scary. I mean i’m worried to death. I hope it’s not one of the kids and the officers can’t tell me anything so yeah.”

Investigators are talking to several witnesses. They believe this is an isolated incident.

No update has been given on the two victims.

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