Officer shot, suspect at large in Chattanooga

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WKRN) – Police say a suspect is still at at large after he shot a Chattanooga officer Thursday morning.

The shooting happened near CHI Memorial Hospital around 9:10 a.m.

An update on the officer’s condition was not immediately known.

Authorities say the suspect should be considered armed and dangerous, and anyone who aids or abets the fugitive will be prosecuted by the full extent of the law.

At least seven schools in the area are on varying lockdowns while police search for the shooter.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 3 for updates.

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