published Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

15-year-old shows up at Erlanger in Chattanooga with gunshot wound

A 15-year-old black male came into Erlanger hospital this evening about 7:30 p.m. with a single gunshot wound to his right shoulder, according to a news release from the Chattanooga Police Department.

He said that the injury occurred at 3210 Taylor Street, which is near the spot from where police received a call around 7 p.m. reporting the sound of shots being fired.

The investigation is ongoing and it is unclear at this time if the injury was self-inflicted.

Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information regarding this crime to call 423-698-2525.

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