A shooting incident that began on the U.S. Naval Recruiting on Lee Highway ended at the U.S. Naval Reserve Center on Amincola Highway Thursday morning.
A Chattanooga police officer was shot according to Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke.
There may be other victims.
Channel 3 has confirmed that there is has also been a shooting at Bradley Square Mall in Cleveland. It’s not known is it is related to the Chattanooga shooting incident.
Police just roped off a wider scene to protect everyone nearby. Officers armed with what appears to be AK-47s pic.twitter.com/oa35S9BgMP
— Alyssa Spirato (@ASpiratoNC9) July 16, 2015
Berke left a news conference early when he received the news of the shooting. Police have set up a command post near the scene.WRCBtv.com | Chattanooga News, Weather
Chattanooga State’s campus, which is nearby, has been locked down as a safety precaution. It is considered to be an active shooter situation.
Erlanger is also locked down, with multiple police and ambulances outside the emergency room.
There’s currently no word on the condition of those involved.