Police investigate after man is shot, transported to hospital

Police investigate after man is shot, transported to hospital

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The shooting happened just before 1:30 a.m. in the rear parking lot of the Magnolia Cafe, which is located on the 2400 block of Magnolia Avenue. The shooting happened just before 1:30 a.m. in the rear parking lot of the Magnolia Cafe, which is located on the 2400 block of Magnolia Avenue.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Officials are investigating a shooting that sent one man to the hospital on Saturday morning, according to the Knoxville Police Department.

The shooting happened just before 1:30 a.m. by the rear parking lot of the Magnolia Cafe, which is located on the 2400 block of Magnolia Avenue.

While securing the scene, a Rural/Metro ambulance was stopped at Chestnut and Magnolia Avenue by a male who advised that his friend was in his car and had been shot.  

The victim was transported to UT Medical Center.  He had at least one gunshot wound to the lower torso. He is currently listed in stable condition.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Knoxville Police Department.   The investigation is ongoing.

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