published Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

UPDATE: Gunman from 2012 shooting shot Monday night

A gunman who wounded an 18-year-old last year outside the Eastdale Recreation Center was shot twice Monday night while he was standing on a porch in the 1900 block of Walker Street, according to Chattanooga police.

Ricky C. Rogers, who is a documented Vice Lords gang member, was located by police at 800 N. Hawthorne Street at 8:44 p.m. Monday. He was taken to a local hospital where he was treated for nonlife-threatening injuries.

In last year’s shooting, Rogers was charged with aggravated assault and attempted first-degree murder. The attempted first-degree murder charge was dismissed and Rogers received a suspended three-year sentence for a lesser charge of facilitation to commit aggravated assault.

Anyone with information about the latest shooting can contact Chattanooga police at 698-2525.

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