Wednesday, August 16, 2017 12:46 AM


Gallery: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office probes Chattanooga police officer-involved shooting +3 more photos Details surrounding an officer-involved shooting that sent one man to the hospital on Monday remain scarce as the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office investigates and residents speculate about the incident. Police said an officer shot a suspect in the 5000 block of Rossville Boulevard, but the suspect managed to evade police. He was located at an East Ridge home in the 800 block of South Seminole Drive and taken to a hospital, where he is being treated for his injuries. The man has not been publicly identified by police. Asked about the circumstances of the shooting and the encounter that led up to it, a police spokeswoman and a spokesman for the sheriff's office said more information about the incident would be limited while the investigation continues. "Unfortunately, at this time, I cannot answer any of your questions as this is a very active and ongoing investigation," Matt Lea, spokesman for the sheriff's office, wrote in an email. "This investigation will most likely take time and details will be limited." The sheriff's office took over the investigation at the request of Hamilton County District Attorney General Neal Pinkston. ...

News source: Times Free Press

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