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Six people were injured in a shooting in downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee

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Six people were injured in a shooting in downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee

According to police, six were injured in a shooting in downtown , .

According to police, at least six were injured during a gunfight in downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee, on Saturday night.

At about 10:48 p.m. local time, Police officers were patrolling downtown when they “observed multiple parties exchanging gunfire and numerous fleeing the area” near 100 Cherry St.

“Our Officers began aiding victims and assisting others to safety,” a police spokesperson said. “In the moments after the shooting began, they were able to detain at least one person of interest in the incident.”

According to police, “several” gunshot victims were taken to local hospitals. According to police, two suffered -threatening injuries. According to police, the majority of the victims were in their teens or early twenties.

“We had large groups of juveniles walking around the downtown area on this date, and we believe the shooting occurred from within that group,” a police spokesperson said.

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