published Friday, December 23rd, 2011

Man shot multiple times on Sharpe Street in Chattanooga

Chattanooga police responded to Sharpe Street tonight where a man was shot in the stomach and his sides.

Derrick Collins, 31, was transported to a local hospital, but his condition isn’t known, according to Chattanooga police spokeswoman Sgt. Jerri Weary.

Police responded to 1903 Sharpe St. about 10:30 p.m., and Collins told police officers that he was with friends when someone he knew walked up to him and started firing a gun.

Weary said that police are following up on suspect leads, but no arrests have been made. The shooting’s motive is not yet known.

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ThinBlue706 said...

There is a warrant for a 31 yoa Derrick Collins for passing worthless checks. I wonder if someone came to collect on that bad check?

December 24, 2011 at 5:22 p.m.
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