Police: Officer shot, suspect at large in Chattanooga, Tennessee

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WKRN) — An officer was shot in Chattanooga, Tennessee on Thursday, and police say the suspect remains at large.

The shooting happened at Glenwood Drive and Mission Avenue near the CHI Memorial Hospital around 9:10 p.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 to the full extent of the law.

The suspect was last seen wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt with large lettering on it.

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

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