Man shot at South Knoxville motel

Man shot at South Knoxville motel

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The shooting happened at about 4 a.m. at the Executive Inn, 3400 Chapman Hwy. The shooting happened at about 4 a.m. at the Executive Inn, 3400 Chapman Hwy.
KNOXVILLE (WATE) - It took emergency responders several minutes to revive a man after an early morning shooting Friday outside a motel in South Knoxville. Police have a suspect in custody.
 
The shooting happened about 4 a.m. at the Executive Inn, 3400 Chapman Hwy.
 
After emergency responders were able to get a pulse on the victim, he was rushed to UT Medical Center.
 
A witness who also gave aid to the victim told police he heard the shots and saw a red SUV with three to four men flee the scene after the shooting.
 
Police stopped an SUV matching the description a short time later on Chapman Highway. The witness positively identified the driver.
 
The name of the victim has not been confirmed for release, but he is listed in stable condition. Police say the suspects took his identification when they fled.
 
Police are not sure what led to the shooting.
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