Woman shot in West Knoxville drug deal gone bad

Woman shot in West Knoxville drug deal gone bad


KNOXVILLE (WATE) - A woman was shot Sunday morning during a drug deal at a West Knoxville apartment complex.

Knoxville police said four people were involved in a drug deal at the Manor View Apartments when the dealer robbed the three buyers.

At some point during the exchange, police said a gun was discharged and 45-year-old Ronda Schrimsher was shot.

She was taken to the University of Tennessee Medical center for her injuries.

The other victims of the robbery have been identified as Reed Hamlin, 26, and Nicholas Lamb, 29.

The investigation is continuing.

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