East Knoxville man shot in leg; Police search for suspect

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A man was sent to the hospital Monday night after he was shot in the leg in East Knoxville.

Police were called to the 2700 block of Linden Avenue for a report that a victim had been shot at least once. When they arrived, they found a 30-year-old man inside a home with a non-life threatening wound to his leg.

He said he had been shot by an unknown man in a white pickup truck last seen driving west on Linden Avenue. 

The victim was taken to UT Medical Center.

Anyone with information on the suspect is asked to call the Knoxville Police Department at (865) 215-7212.

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