Chattanooga hasn't gone a week without a person being shot since Sept. 12. Since then, the average time between shootings has been two days, and the most people shot within the shortest period of time has been this week.

Beginning with Sunday's fatal shooting at Coyote Jack's nightclub, five separate shootings have taken place, leaving six people wounded and two dead.

Nineteen-year-old Brandon Rogers was shot on the patio of the downtown nightclub in the 1400 block of Cowart Street at around 2:22 a.m. Sunday. He was taken to a local hospital, where he later died. It was the first of two shootings that day, and the third homicide to take place outside the club since it opened in 2015.

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Staff photo by C.B. Schmelter / Signs reading "No Firearms Allowed" and "Must Have Valid ID MUST BE 21 TO ENTER" are seen in the door to Coyote Jack's on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019 in Chattanooga, Tenn.

Just minutes later, at 2:42 a.m., police were called to the parking lot outside The Palms at Hamilton, a late-night restaurant and bar located at 6925 Shallowford Road, where a man had been shot.

Over the course of that investigation, police determined both the victim, Dewayne Love, 37, and Tevin Davis, 27, were intoxicated, in possession of firearms and had "discharged them in a reckless manner." They're both facing criminal charges.

The next day, Monday, police were called to the 1100 block of North Hawthorne Street, where they found three men with injuries, one of whom died. Police have not yet identified him.

Two of them — both 31 years old — had gunshot wounds, and a third man — a 34-year-old — also had injuries, though police were working to determine the cause of his injuries.

Investigators said the three men had been standing outside when shots were fired at them.

Then on Tuesday, two more shootings took place.

A 38-year-old man drove himself to a local hospital with a gunshot wound at around 1:18 a.m.

Police said the man had been driving in the 1600 block of South Kelly Street when a suspect in an unknown vehicle pulled up and shot at him.

By 8:40 p.m., another shooting left two men injured.

Police were called to the 2400 block of Glass Street where they found the two men: an 18-year-old and a 20-year-old.

Much like with the early morning shooting, investigators said a suspect in a vehicle pulled up and began shooting.

Apart from the Shallowford Road shooting, police have not released any suspect information or confirmed whether any are connected or if they are gang-related.

This week's homicides marked the city's 22nd and 23rd gun-related killings this year, according to data kept by the Times Free Press that is based on police information. Eighty-four people have been injured in shootings.

Police ask anyone with information regarding these incidents to call 423-698-2525 or submit a tip via the CPD Mobile App. Tipsters can remain anonymous.

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