Woman shot in Walmart parking lot

Chattanooga, TN (WDEF) – A young woman is now suffering from non-life threatening injuries tonight after being shot in the parking lot of Walmart off 153.

Witnesses tell News12 the girl was sitting with a group of people in a car when she was shot in the upper thigh. They said she hopped out of the car and attempted to run, but later collapsed on the ground a few feet away.

In fact one witness said she was sitting in her car listening to music when she saw the victim come running by, "When I saw her get down I just saw her like get into a ball and just sit there," said Savanna Garcia, "Then I saw her get back up, and I don’t know I just thought that she was having a seizure."

Witnesses say they heard two gunshots go off before they saw the victim. One male suspect fled the scene. Chattanooga Police are currently investigating.

Categories: Crime, Hamilton County, Local News

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