published Friday, August 8th, 2014

Teenager arrested, charged in drive-by shooting

A 17-year-old man has been arrested in connection to a drive-by shooting that injured three teenagers in Highland Park on Wednesday.

The 17-year-old, whose name has not been released because he is a minor, is charged with three counts of aggravated assault and one count of reckless endangerment.

The shooting happened at 1703 E. 14th Street around 1:20 a.m. Wednesday. Witnesses said a masked passenger started shooting from a vehicle as it drove by the house, injuring a 16-year-old, 19-year-old Zaccheus Hardnett and 18-year-old Desaesean Bowman.

All three of the victims were sitting on the porch at the time of the shooting. The 16-year-old was hit in the abdomen but is in stable condition. The other two teenagers were grazed.

about Shelly Bradbury...

Shelly Bradbury covers police and crime in Chattanooga and Hamilton County for the Times Free Press. She's been with the paper since 2012, working first as an intern and then as a business reporter. She is from Houghton, New York, and graduated from Huntington University in Huntington, Indiana, with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and minor in management. Before moving to Tennessee, Shelly previously interned with The Goshen News, The Sandusky Register and The Mint ...

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