Teenagers shot a taxi driver

Monday, July 23, 2012


At 5:20 p.m. Chattanooga Police responded to a shots fired complaint at 2193 Dodson Avenue where they found a Mercury Cab driver who had been shot at but was not injured.  The driver stated that he had picked-up (4) juveniles in the 1700 block of N Hawthorne Street and dropped them off at 2193 Dodson Ave where they paid their fare and exited the cab.  Once outside the cab, one of the juveniles pointed a handgun at the cab driver and fired several rounds at him.  All of the juveniles fled the area on foot.  The juveniles were described as black males, approximately 15-17 years of age. 


Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call the Chattanooga Police Department at 423-698-2525.