Chattanooga bar shooting leaves three dead as 14 people are shot and three more are hit by cars as they run away

AT least three people have died as 14 were shot in Tennessee, according to reports.

Cops rushed to Mary's Bar and Grill in downtown Chattanooga early on Sunday morning.

Police revealed that three people are confirmed dead and three others were hit by cars as they tried to run away.

Two of the fatalities are from gunshot wounds, while one person was hit by a car, according to WTVC.

Authorities have not identified the victims but said that 16 are adults and one is a youngster.

Chattanooga Police Chief Celeste Murphy told reporters that detectives believe multiple shooters were involved in the incident.

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The suspects have not been identified.

Murphy said cops do not believe there’s an ongoing threat to the community.

Officers think that the shooting was an isolated incident.

Law enforcement does not believe that the shooting is connected to the Riverbend festival which is being held in Chattanooga this weekend.

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Officials from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives are assisting officers in the investigation.

A series of shootings have occurred across the country in recent days.

Two people were found dead with gunshot wounds in the parking lot of a bar in Mesa, Arizona.

And, two victims were taken to hospital after suffering non-life-threatening injuries, ABC15 reported.

Cops revealed that a silver car quickly left the scene when officers arrived.

The car was stopped and three people were detained at the scene.

A mass shooting in Philadelphia has left three people dead and 11 injured.

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And, a teen girl died after being shot in Phoenix, Arizona in the early hours of June 4.

A gunman opened fire into a crowd of up to 100 people near a strip mall, reports said.

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