published Thursday, December 27th, 2012

Chattanooga police investigate shootings of two men

Two men were shot in the 2200 block of East 12th Street on Thursday, according to Chattanooga police.

A 17-year-old victim was shot in the back and a 19-year-old victim was shot in the leg around 6:10 p.m., according to a news release.

Both were taken to the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries.

Police were told that the victims were shot at as they were walking down the street. The shooter left the scene.

An investigation is ongoing.

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