Police investigate shooting reports on O'Rear Street, Old Hixson Pike

Police investigate shooting reports on O'Rear Street, Old Hixson Pike

August 15th, 2017 by Rosana Hughes in Breaking News

This is a developing story and was updated Aug. 15 at 9:30 p.m.

2500 block of O Rear Street

35.065873, -85.251167
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Chattanooga police responded to a reported shooting on the 2500 block of O'Rear Street shortly after 8 p.m. today.

The victim showed up at a local hospital, Rob Simmons, spokesman for the Chattanooga Police Department, wrote in a text message. The condition of the victim is not known at this time.

Another shooting was reported on the 5200 block of Old Hixson Pike at 8:21 p.m., just minutes after the first one.

Simmons said any injuries as a result of that shooting were not known at the time.

He said he could not yet confirm that the two incidents were related, but it is likely they are not.

5200 block of Old Hixson Pike

35.138011, -85.237655
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