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A 14-year-old was struck by gunfire when two unidentified individuals began shooting at one another.

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Yesterday the Chattanooga Police responded to reports of shots fired off of Ocoee St. Further investigations found that a juvenile was struck by gunfire when two unidentified individuals began shooting at one another.
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Yesterday the Chattanooga Police responded to reports of shots fired off of Ocoee St. Further investigations found that a juvenile was struck by gunfire when two unidentified individuals began shooting at one another.

Shortly after reports of a shots fired call in East Chattanooga sent police scrambling, a 14-year-old boy arrived at the hospital on Sunday suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg.

The police located "several parties" in the area and detained two possible suspects, according to a news release. 

The boy was struck by gunfire when two unidentified individuals began shooting at one another, police said. Police released photos of a man wearing blue firing his weapon, as well as an unidentified automobile.

Violent crime investigators responded to the scene, the police confirmed that the juvenile, who will not be named, was shot on the 2000 block of Ocoee Street. 

Chattanooga's latest shooting comes on the heels of an investigation that revealed the city's anti-gang initiative is faltering. 

Police ask anyone with information on this crime to call 423-698-2525. 

 

Stay with the Times Free Press for more on this developing story.

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