Two armed robbers open fire at a West Knoxville apartment

Two armed robbers open fire at a West Knoxville apartment complex

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KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Two armed suspects opened fire early Saturday during an attempt to rob a resident at a West Knoxville apartment complex.

The robbery attempt happened around 4 a.m. at the Prestwick Ridge Apartments near Sutherland Avenue.

The victim told police two unknown males approached him with guns in hand and attempted to rob him.

The victim then got in his car to try to get away and that's when the suspects shot several times hitting his vehicle.

Police said the suspects ran away.

No one was injured and police are still investigating the incident.

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