Shooting on Playhouse Lounge

Chattanooga, TN (WDEF) – During Sunday’s early morning hours, Chattanooga Police responded to four gunshot wound victims who arrived at three area hospitals within a short period of time.

Officers determined all victims were outside the Playhouse Lounge, located at 4272 Bonny Oaks Drive, when the shooting occurred. The suspect(s) shot from a passing vehicle into the venue’s parking lot and is believed to be a gang related incident.

The victims are Dereck Strickland, 23, Devin Brown, 18, Otis Franklin, 31, and William Wright, 18. Strickland sustained a critical injury, while the others suffered wounds that were non-life threatening.

Members of the Violent Crimes Bureau are actively investigating and ask anyone with further information to call 423-698-2525. More will be released when available.

Categories: Chattanooga, Crime, Local News

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *