Six people in their teens or early 20s are rushed to hospital with gunshot injuries in Tennessee

Six people in their teens or early 20s are rushed to hospital with gunshot injuries after a shootout in Tennessee – as suspect is arrested

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Six people in their teens or early 20s have been rushed to hospital with gunshot wounds in Tennessee.

The victims were believed to have been struck by bullets during a shootout in downtown Chattanooga around 11.45pm.

Cops were on patrol when they heard shots fired and found ‘multiple parties exchanging gunfire and numerous people fleeing the area’.

Six people in their teens or early 20s have been rushed to hospital with gunshot wounds in Tennessee

Six people in their teens or early 20s have been rushed to hospital with gunshot wounds in Tennessee

The victims were believed to have been struck by bullets during a shootout in downtown Chattanooga around 11.45pm

The victims were believed to have been struck by bullets during a shootout in downtown Chattanooga around 11.45pm

Sgt Jeremy Eames said:¬†‘I don’t have ages or a status on the victims. However most of them will be teenagers to early 20’s.

‘We had large groups of juveniles walking around the downtown area this date and we believe it’s from within that group that the shooting took place.’

Officers took down and arrested one suspect over the shooting, which was less than a mile from Tennessee Aquarium.

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