Teenager shot in Chattanooga this morning

Teenager shot in Chattanooga this morning

June 23rd, 2014 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

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A 19-year-old man was shot in Chattanooga early this morning, according to a news release from the Chattanooga Police Department.

Around 2:40 a.m., police responded to a local hospital and spoke to Kyle Worley, who said he confronted an unknown black man in his back yard.

Worley told police the suspect shot him in the right shoulder and fled on foot.

Worley was treated and released with non-life threatening injuries.

Police ask anyone with information about the crime to call 423-698-2525.

Stay with the Times Free Press for more details as they develop.

Three other shootings happened this weekend in the city: