UPDATE: Teen shot to death in Chattanooga identified

UPDATE: Teen shot to death in Chattanooga identified

July 7th, 2014 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

Photo by WRCB-TV Channel 3 /Times Free Press.

Chattanooga police are investigating a fatal Sunday shooting that happened in East Lake Courts.

Investigators said it occurred around 6:47 p.m. on 6th Avenue.

18-year-old Melvin Crayton was shot in the leg and died at the hospital.

The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the police.

The fatal shooting is the city's 14th of the year, which is equal to the total number of fatal shootings in the city last year.

Total shootings - fatal or non-fatal - remain down slightly from this point in 2013.

Earlier news report of the shooting: