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A 16-year-old boy is being treated for a gunshot wound sustained in a Friday evening drive-by shooting, according to the Chattanooga Police Department.

Police were called to a local hospital at 10:54 p.m. Friday in response to a patient arriving with a gunshot wound. Upon arrival, police spoke with the boy, who had been transported to the hospital via a private vehicle.

The teen told police he had been outside a residence when he was shot by someone in a passing vehicle.

Police found the crime scene in the 2700 block of Sixth Avenue and the CPD Violent Crimes Bureau was called in to further investigate.

The CPD asks anyone with information to call 423-698-2525 or submit a tip via the CPD Mobile App. Tipsters may remain anonymous.

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