Witness Speaks out About 19-Year-Old boy Shot in the Face

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – A 19-year-old is in critical condition tonight after being shot in the face this afternoon on 10th street.

Chattanooga police haven’t identified victim, but witnesses told News 12 his name is Marcus. They say he’s a good kid who’s never been in trouble.

Angel Sherrard, said she saw the entire thing. She told News 12 she was standing just feet away from the victim, and his aunt, just before he was shot.

“I went up there behind him, to his house,” said Sherrard, “I tried to keep him calm, which was really hard.” Sherrard said the suspects were too far away to give a description.

According to police, the boy was taken to a local hospital, and a suspect was later taken in for questioning. Anyone with information is being urged to call 423-698-2525.

Categories: Chattanooga, Crime, Hamilton County, Local News

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