Shooting at Amazon Fulfillment Center in Chattanooga

Chattanooga Police responded to a shooting outside the Amazon Fulfillment Center near Volkswagen Drive.

Reports of the shooting came in at approximately 4:33 am Wednesday when Chattanooga police responded to a person shot call on Discovery Drive.

Upon arriving, they found a 19-year-old man with a life-threatening gunshot wound.

Investigators believe this was a targeted attack, and as of now, it appears that an unidentified male approached the victim and shot him at close range before leaving the scene on foot.

Amazon has shut down operations for the day, including the night shift. Employees will be compensated for their time off. Amazon told workers they do not know at this time when they’ll resume operations.