Chattanooga, TN – According to the police officials, this unfortunate incident occurred on the 1200 block of Wheeler Avenue around 12:40 p.m.

When the officers arrived on scene, they found the man suffering from a gunshot wound.

The officers secured the scene.

According to the statement, the 25-year-old man told investigators that he had been outside when he heard gunshots.

He ran, and later realized he’d been hit.

This incident is under investigation.

This story will be updated when new information is available.