There are six people who were injured on Saturday night during an exchange of gunfire in downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee, police said.
CPD says those shot have been transferred to a local hospital. Their conditions are unknown at this time.
Chattanooga police believe the victims who were shot were outside of the incident. Police also say the victim’s ages range from teenagers to 20-year-olds.
Chattanooga Police officials were watching downtown at around 10:48 p.m. neighborhood time when they “noticed various gatherings trading gunfire and various individuals escaping the region” almost 100 Cherry St.
“Our Officers started delivering help to the casualties as well as helping others to somewhere safe,” a police representative said.
“They had the option to confine no less than one individual of interest in the episode at the times after the shooting started.”
Police said “a few” discharge casualties were moved to neighborhood emergency clinics. Two people had dangerous wounds, police said. The majority of the casualties were in their youngsters or mid 20s, police said.
They say the victims ages range from teenagers to 20-year-olds. CPD is asking everyone to avoid the area at this time.
One person of interest is detained. CPD believes there is no ongoing threat to the public.
“We had enormous gatherings of adolescents strolling around the midtown region this date and we trust it’s from inside that bunch that the shooting occurred,” a police representative said.