Knoxville police investigating overnight 5th Avenue shooting

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The Knoxville Police Department is looking for answers after an overnight shooting left one man injured.

The shooting occurred just around midnight Wednesday on the 2800 block of East Fifth Avenue.

Police responded to reports of a shooting with a single victim. Upon arrival, they found one man lying in the road.

The victim was sent to the hospital for his injuries.

KPD Violent Crimes is working the scene. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to please call the KPD Crime/Drug Hotline line at 865-215-7212.

Callers can remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted through the KPD Facebook page @KnoxvillePD

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