Two people shot looking for lost cell phone

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Chattanooga police say two people were shot Wednesday night while searching for a lost phone.

Officers were called to Cheek Street (right off Glass and Dotson) around 8:30 PM.

The victims were not there, but a 23 year old male and a 29 year old female later showed up at the hospital with gunshot wounds.

Police say the wounds were not life-threatening.

They told investigators that they were searching for a lost cell phone.

When they got near the location where the phone was pinging, someone shot them.

Police say they have suspect leads, but would always welcome help from the public.

If you have ANY information regarding this incident to call 423-643-5100 or submit a tip via the Atlas One App (formerly the CPD Mobile App). You can remain anonymous. No amount of information is too small or insignificant.

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