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Chattanooga Police Chief Fred Fletcher, left, helps work the scene of a shooting on Jeffery Lane late Tuesday. The victim, Orlando Gay, 26, was shot multiple times. He was taken to Erlanger hospital where he later died from his injuries.
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A 26-year-old man is dead after being shot multiple times late this afternoon, said Chattanooga Police Chief Fred Fletcher. 

Authorities responded to a call about a person shot in the 4900 block of Jeffery Lane in Emma Wheeler Homes at 5:25 p.m. and found Orlando Gay suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Hamilton County Emergency Medical Services responded and transported the victim to Erlanger hospital.

Standing just a few yards away from lines of police tape that were blocking off the street, Fletcher said two men had been involved in a fistfight in a street which then evolved into a shooting.

He said the shooting does not appear to be gang-related. 

One person of interest has been detained in relation to the shooting.

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

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Police respond to the 4900 block of Jeffery Lane in Emma Wheeler Homes after a person was shot multiple times Tuesday. The victim, Orlando Gay, 26, later died from his injuries.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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