Gun discharges as shoplifter flees Chattanooga K-Mart www.privateofficer.com
Chattanooga TN March 22 2012 A gun discharged when a shoplifter dropped it while fleeing the Highway 153 Kmart early Monday afternoon. No one was hurt.
At 1:50 p.m., Chattanooga Police officers responded to a shot fired at Kmart, 5380 Highway 153. Security personnel had confronted a shoplifter at the exit door when the suspect dropped the stolen items and ran.
As he ran out the door, a handgun fell from him and it fired a round as it struck the ground.
Officers have suspect information and are trying to find him.