A 13-year-old boy died from a gunshot wound to the chest Monday night, according to Chattanooga police.
The boy's mother found him wounded downstairs at their residence at 1501 E 50th St. at about 11:33 p.m. He died on the way to the hospital and was pronounced dead.
Police believe the suspect escaped on foot, according to our news partners at WRCB.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Chattanooga police at 423-698-2525 or Crime Stoppers at 423-698-3333.