KPD: 1 person shot in South Knoxville after fight

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KNOXVILLE (WATE) – One person was shot after a fight in South Knoxville early Wednesday morning.

Knoxville police say the fight happened at 4301 Tomlinson Street around 1:42 a.m. During a 911 call, shots were heard in the background.

When officers arrived, they found Falcon Martin bleeding from a head wound. he had been hit in the head with a bottle. Then, officers got another 1 call that a man had been knocking on the door saying he had been shot.

Police found Devon Sullivan near Tomlin Street and Buckner Avenue with a gunshot wound. He was taken to UT Medical Center with serious injuries. Martin was also taken to the hospital.

Police say the altercation happened during a drug deal and robbery attempt. The investigation is ongoing.For the latest news, weather and video, download the WATE 6 On Your Side app. The smartphone and tablet app will keep you updated with Knoxville and East Tennessee news. 

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