Fifth victim dies from Chattanooga shooting

FILE - In this July 17, 2015 file photo, an FBI investigator investigates the scene of a shooting outside a military recruiting center in Chattanooga, Tenn. The deadly shootings of Marines at two Tennessee military sites illustrate the threat FBI officials in recent months have warned about: violence by a lone gunman with apparent terroristic aspirations against a vulnerable government target. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WHTM) – According to WANE Ohio, a fifth victim who suffered wounds from the shooting in Chattanooga died July 18th at 2:17 a.m.

A relative called WANE Saturday morning and confirmed that a sailor serving in Tennessee died that morning.

He had extensive damage to his liver and colon after being shot. He underwent surgery at a hospital.

They are not releasing his name at this time.

This brings the total to four US Marines and one Sailor who were killed in the incident, as well as the gunman.

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