Chattanooga: Three injured in Westside shootings

Chattanooga: Three injured in Westside shootings

March 21st, 2011 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

Three people are being treated at Erlanger hospital for bullet wounds after a series of shootings about 7 p.m. on Chattanooga's Westside, according to police spokeswoman Jerri Weary.

The shootings took place in the area of Cypress Street Court, she said.

One victim had been shot in the upper left shoulder and the other was shot in the upper part of his back, Weary said. A third victim showed up at a local hospital by private vehicle with a gunshot wound to the lower left leg, she said. None of the injuries appear to be life threatening, she said.

Police are still looking for the shooters but have found spent ammunition shells from an assault rifle, a .45-caliber handgun and a shotgun, she said.

Read Tuesday's Times Free Press for more details.