UPDATE: Sunday morning shooting on Cowart Street

Chattanooga, TN (WDEF) – Chattanooga Police responded to the 1400 block of Cowart Street following a report of a person shot early Sunday morning, finding one victim suffering from a single gunshot wound. Another individual was detained in relation to the shooting.

The initial call to police reported a fight inside the Bella Vita Restaurant where one person involved was removed by the club’s private security. Once outside, the security person was shot.

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Andrew Wilson

Johnny Sanders, 40, sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital by HCEMS. He later died from his injuries.

Police detained Andrew Wilson Junior who is facing charges of Criminal Homicide and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.

Wilson has a history with Police, most recently in January of 2015 when he was charged with contempt of court. He is also awaiting trial after being charged with homicide in 2013.

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