Man shot during dispute in Lonsdale

Man shot during dispute in Lonsdale

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The shooting happened in the Lonsdale area. The shooting happened in the Lonsdale area.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Knoxville police responded to an early morning shooting in the Lonsdale neighborhood Tuesday.

Around 3:18 a.m., officers responded to a home on Minnesota Avenue for a shooting call.

At the home, they found victim Leonard Foster, 28, of Knoxville, who said he was shot by a black male about 6' tall who left the area in a white truck.

Foster told police the shooting happened in the Lonsdale Homes KCDC development area.

He had a small wound to his stomach and was taken to University of Tennessee Medical Center.

The victim was not cooperative with police, but said he did not want to press charges.

Based on a preliminary investigation, the shooting stemmed from a dispute with another man over a woman.

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