Man taken to hospital after early Saturday morning shooting in K

Man taken to hospital after early Saturday morning shooting in Knoxville

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KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Knoxville police are investigating after finding a shooting victim in East Knoxville early Saturday morning.

Police say they found Brennan Nicholas, 19, suffering from an unknown number of gunshot wounds just before 1 a.m. Saturday near the intersection of Jamey Street and Ivy Avenue.

He was taken to UT Medical Center for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

Officers say Nicholas was extremely uncooperative at the scene. Investigators are continuing their efforts to interview him.

Witnesses said they overheard two people fighting and then heard several gunshots.

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