published Thursday, April 28th, 2011

Shot teen uncooperative, police say

Chattanooga police are investigating a shooting incident in which a man was shot in the buttocks, spokeswoman Sgt. Jerri Weary said shortly after 11 p.m. today.

According to Weary’s release, police found 18-year-old Clarence Orton III in the road near 37th Street and Central Avenue.

She said Orton was “very uncooperative” in giving details of where he was shot or by whom. Police also could not immediately locate a crime scene, she said.

Orton’s injuries are not believed life-threatening, Weary said.

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ceeweed said...

He ain't gonna say who popped a cap in his ass, that would be snitchin.

April 29, 2011 at 7:16 a.m.

My jigger be representin' The Ghetto in proper fashion...

April 29, 2011 at 8:10 a.m.
RadiKal said...

Why are the police wasting their time on a case where the victim is not cooperating. Let him to his fate if he so wishes. There are thousands of citizens who need the police, spend time on them.

April 29, 2011 at 10:43 p.m.
kdd said...

What does it matter what color Sgt. Weary is and she is not the journalist....she is just doing her job. She knows why the guy is not talking...she doesn't have to be told this. I can't figure out why anyone wants to attack the police over this incident....let them do their job.

July 22, 2011 at 3:17 p.m.
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