Knoxville police are investigating after one person was hospitalized in an overnight shooting on Merchants Drive.
KPD officers were dispatched to the 1700 block of Merchants Drive just after 1 a.m. Tuesday.
Upon arrival, a male victim was found with a gunshot wound to the lower side of his back. He was transported to the UT Medical Center with what appeared to be non-life-threatening injuries.
No suspects have been taken into custody as of Tuesday morning. The shooting is now under investigation by the KPD Violent Crimes Unit.
This is a developing story and we’ll continue to update the details as they become available.