SIX people have been injured and two others are in a critical condition in a shooting near Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga.
Cops said “numerous people” fled the scene after “multiple parties” exchanged gunshots in downtown Chattanooga at 10:48pm on Saturday.
“Our Officers began rendering aid to the victims as well as assisting others to safety,” a police spokesperson told Tennessee news station WTVC.
“They were able to detain at least one person of interest in the incident in the moments after the shooting began.”
Police said “several” gunshot victims were rushed to local hospitals with two in a critical condition.
Most of the victims are understood to be in their teens and early 20s.
“We had large groups of juveniles walking around the downtown area this date and we believe it’s from within that group that the shooting took place,” a police spokesperson said.
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