Teen dies from gunshot this morning in Chattanooga

Teen dies from gunshot this morning in Chattanooga

June 1st, 2011 by Staff Report in Local Regional News

A 17-year-old boy died from injuries he sustained in an early morning shooting, according to the Chattanooga Police Department.

Police received an anonymous call of an individual shot about 1:30 a.m. Officers arrived at 900 Taylor Street to find the teen with gunshot wounds to his head and back. He was taken to a local hospital where he subsequently died, according to a police department news release.

Investigators are still working on the case and at this point have no suspect information. It's not believed that this incident is gang related as the victim has no known gang affiliations. As details become available, more information will be released.