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This story was updated with additional information on Thursday, June 9, 2022, at 1:58 p.m.

A second suspect wanted in connection to the May 28 shooting on Walnut Street in downtown Chattanooga turned himself in Thursday, according to a police department news release.

The suspect was not identified after turning himself in at the Hamilton County Juvenile Detention Center. He was charged with six counts of attempted murder, unlawful possession of a firearm and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

"In keeping with department policy regarding juveniles, his information will not be release," the news release said.

The Chattanooga Police Department previously announced Friday it had arrested another 16-year-old boy in the Walnut Street shooting that left six teenagers wounded.

Thursday's arrest came the same day the U.S. Attorney's Office reported making an arrest in connection with the early Sunday morning shooting incident on McCallie Avenue in Chattanooga.

Garrian King was charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm at the time of the shooting incident, which left three people dead and 14 more injured. 

Chattanooga Mayor Tim Kelly applauded the arrests.

"Thanks to the tireless work of the Chattanooga Police Department and our federal partners, an individual was arrested yesterday in connection to the acts of violence that occurred early Sunday morning in Chattanooga on McCallie Avenue," he said in a Thursday afternoon news release. "I want to thank the U.S. Attorney's Office, the ATF, and the FBI for their collaboration in bringing those responsible to justice. Their partnership is a vital part of our ongoing strategy to address violent crime in our city.

"I also want to recognize the hard work by CPD's Fugitive Unit and the Bradley County Sheriff's Office in making a second arrest in connection with the downtown shooting that injured six of our city's youth. We will continue to relentlessly pursue those who use firearms to settle their differences, alongside our federal and community partners."

This is a developing story. Stay with the Times Free Press for updates.

— Compiled by Colin M. Stewart

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