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UPDATE:

The victim has been identified.

 

PREVIOUS STORY:

Chattanooga police are responding to a person shot call in the Hamilton Place area, according to police radio communications.

Dispatchers sent emergency officials to the scene just before 9:50 p.m. and indicated the victim was near Bar Louie, which is in Hamilton Place mall.

The mall's official Twitter account confirmed the incident took place in its parking lot outside Bar Louie.

A suspect drove away from the scene onto Interstate-75, according to dispatchers. Police did not give a direction of travel. 

The police described the suspect as a white male driving a Nissan 350z convertible. He is possibly armed with a .45 caliber handgun, according to dispatchers. 

Dispatchers believe the victim was shot multiple times. 

This is a developing story.

Stay with the Times Free Press for more. Updated March 26 at 11:30 p.m. with information from a tweet from Hamilton Place's account.

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