1 person injured in Knoxville shooting

1 person injured in Knoxville shooting, police searching for suspect

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The Knoxville Police Department responded to a shooting call at 8:30 p.m. at Ridgebrook Apartment, which are located on the 2200 block of Ridgebrook Lane. The Knoxville Police Department responded to a shooting call at 8:30 p.m. at Ridgebrook Apartment, which are located on the 2200 block of Ridgebrook Lane.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - One person was taken to the hospital Tuesday evening after being shot, and Knoxville police are now searching for the shooting suspect.

The Knoxville Police Department responded to a shooting call at 8:30 p.m. at Ridgebrook Apartments, which are located on the 2200 block of Ridgebrook Lane.

Officers found a male victim with a gunshot wound in the parking lot.  His injuries appeared to be non-life threatening.

The victim was transported to University of Tennessee Medical Center via Rural/Metro.

Witnesses told police the suspect was between 5-feet-8-inches to 5-feet-10-inches tall, weighed about 160 pounds, and was wearing dark clothing.

Investigators are working to confirm the victim's identity.

One person was taken into custody at the scene who was found to have unrelated outstanding warrants on file.

Anyone with information is urged to call police at 865-215-7212.

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