Police: man trying to recover stolen property was shot

Police charge suspect with both the shooting and with theft

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Police believe a confrontation over some disputed property lead to a shooting Thursday night in Bonny Oaks.


The incident happened after 9 PM at a home on Stockton Drive off of Bonny Oaks.


They say a 20 year old man tried to confront 62 year old Christopher Johnson over some property he claimed was stolen.


But that Johnson pulled a gun and shot the young man in the leg.


The victim was taken to the hospital with a non-life threatening wound.


Johnson faces charges of attempted murder, aggravated assault and theft.


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