Chattanooga Police search for man who shot Police officer

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Chattanooga Police say one of their officers was shot several times. Thursday morning and the have begun a search for the suspect.

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CPD say that suspect was a black male, 5 feet 6 to 10 inches, thin and last seen wearing a dark hoodie with large lettering.

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6 area schools have been placed on lockdown as the search for the suspect continues. They are Hardy Elementary, CSAS, Orchard Knob Elementary, Orchard Knob Middle, Notre Dame, & McCallie.

They have announced that officer who was shot has been released from the hospital and if anyone knows any information to contact 911.