Knoxville police investigate East Knoxville shooting

Knoxville police investigate East Knoxville shooting

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The scene on Porter Avenue. The scene on Porter Avenue.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Police are investigating a shooting that happened in East Knoxville on Wednesday morning.

Dispatchers said the shooting happened on Porter Avenue just before 11 a.m.

The 19-year-old woman was in the car with her mother, when the suspect confronted them and started shooting.

The mother then drove to the Amvets on Holston Drive, several blocks away, where she called 911.

The victim was taken to University of Tennessee Medical Center for treatment.

No information has been released about the name of the victim or her condition.

Knoxville police are investigating the incident as a domestic dispute.

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