Early morning double shooting leaves one dead and one in hospital


2305 East 17th Street

2305 East 17th Street

A police official said Chattanooga Police are investigating a shooting that took place just after midnight at 2305 East 17th Street.

According to a victim, two male suspects entered the home and demanded money when one of the suspects shot James Williams Jr., 23, multiple times in the chest.

Williams was taken to a local hospital and underwent emergency surgery where he died, according to police.

A second victime, Yetta Harris, 38, was shot once in the chest and once in the stomach and was taken into surgery, according to police.

Police are currently looking for the suspects.