KPD: 2 seriously injured, 1 detained following shooting on Forestal Drive

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KNOXVILLE (WATE) – Two people were serious injured and one person has been detained following a shooting in the 400 block of Forestal Drive.

The shooting happened around 8:27 p.m.

Upon arrival officers found two victims with gunshot wounds. Both were taken to UT Medical Center with serious injuries.

Then about an hour later while the shooting was being investigated multiple shots were fired in close proximity. KPD attempted to locate the suspect in that shooting but were unsuccessful.

Multiple officers are still on the scene circulating where the area where the second round of shots were fired.

One person has been detained and is being interviewed about the original shooting.

If anyone has any information about either shooting, you are asked to call KPD Crime Hotline at 865-215-7212.

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