Incident

7-03-2016 Tennessee Chattanooga (East Ridge) 1-0

Location

July 03, 2016

Dogwood Place Apartments
201 Eads Street
Chattanooga (East Ridge), Tennessee
Geolocation: 35.004, -85.1893

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Age: 17
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Killed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Death
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Self-Inflicted (not suicide or suicide attempt - NO PERP)
  • Playing with gun

Notes

after teen unloaded all but one round then placed pistol to her head gun went off as friend tried to stop her

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: 38 Spl
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 3
State Senate District: 10
State House District: 30