Early morning drive by shooting

CHATTANOOGA, TN (WDEF) – Chattanooga Police responded at approximately 2:47 am Sunday to 264 Water Street to a call about a person being shot.

Upon arrival officers found that the shooting actually occurred 263 W. 38th Street.

According to officials, the victim stated that he was sitting on his bicycle at 263 W. 38th Street, when a dark colored vehicle drove by and began shooting.

The victim was 18-year old, Javier Lansden. Lansden was unable to identify occupants in the vehicle. 

Officers say the victim suffered non-life threatening injuries.  

Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information regarding this crime to call 423-698-2525. The investigation is ongoing and more information will be released when it becomes available. 

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