Two Shot on Arlington Avenue in Chattanooga
UPDATED: Two 18-year olds become the latest victims of gun violence in Chattanooga.
Monday afternoon, someone shot Montrell Franklin and Telly Petty near the intersection of Arlington Avenue and Wilcox Boulevard.
Franklin suffered critical injures in the shooting, while Petty’s injures are not considered to be life-threatening.
The suspect had on dark colored shorts or pants, and a light colored shirt.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – The Chattanooga Police are investigating a shooting on Arlington Avenue that has left two people injured.
The initial call came in at 4:49 p.m. Monday.
When crews arrived on scene, they located two victims suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.
According to police, both victims were in the street when they were approached on foot.
A single suspect then fired multiple rounds toward the two victims.
Montrell Franklin, 18, suffered multiple life-threatening gunshot wounds while Telly Petty, 18, suffered two non-life-threatening gunshot wounds.
CORRECTION- One victim sustained serious injury and is in critical condition.
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Police have confirmed that Franklin is in critical condition.
Chattanooga Police Violent Crimes Bureau Investigators are actively following all actionable leads and ask anyone with information on this incident to call 423-698-2525.
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