KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — A shooting in East Knoxville sent one person to the hospital Friday night, according to Knoxville Police.

Police were called to a shooting around 8:49 p.m. in the area of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue and Hembree street. When officers arrived they found a man who was shot in the head.

The victim, who was not identified at this time, was transported to UT Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

When officers arrived they found a man who was shot in the head.

No information on how the shooting occurred has been released at this time, and the incident is being investigated by the Violent Crimes Unit.