Man hit in leg in gang-related shooting

Man hit in leg in gang-related shooting

April 8th, 2011 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

A 23-year-old man was shot in the leg this afternoon in a gang-related incident, according to Chattanooga Police Officer Rebecca Royval.

Tracy Long Jr. told police he was walking in the 1700 block of Wilson Street around 2 p.m. when a man talked to him, then shot him in with a shot gun from a car.

Police describe the suspect as a black man with dreds wearing a black ball cap with a red "A." He was driving a green car with tinted windows and a red fender or door.

Long's injuries are non-life threatening.