CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Three men were wounded in a shooting near a hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on Saturday, authorities said.
One man suffered a life-threatening gunshot wound, Chattanooga Police Department spokesperson Sgt. Jeremy Eames told reporters.
The other two victims' injuries were not life-threatening, WDEF reported. Police said they found two victims on the scene, while a third drove himself to an area hospital, the television reported.
“It’s still early in the investigation but, investigators already believe that this is going to be something that was very localized," Eames told reporters. "There is not a threat to the public at large.”
The shooting occurred shortly after 2 p.m., WRCB reported.
CHI Memorial spokesperson Lisa McCluskey told the Times Free Press that the hospital’s lockdown was lifted shortly before 5 p.m.
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