Chattanooga officer on leave after shooting incident

Chattanooga officer on leave after shooting incident

June 9th, 2013 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

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A Chattanooga police officer is on leave after firing back at a shooter Saturday night, police said.

Spokesman Nathan Hartwig said in a news release late Sunday that an unnamed suspect was firing rounds at people at the Southside Reunion near 2600 Long St.

He said the unnamed officer fired several rounds at the shooter but didn't hit him. The shooter fled and has not been located, Hartwig said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Chattanooga Police Department at 423-698-2525.