One person injured in Saturday morning shooting in East Knoxville

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – KPD investigating a shooting at the 2500 block of Martin Luther King Ave. Saturday morning.

According to KPD, around 3:30 a.m. officers responded to Martin Luther King Ave. to reports of a shooting. Officers saying a person in a white Nissan Maxima pulled out of a parking lot and started shooting.

One person was shot three times and transported to UT Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

According to the latest update from officials, the victim is still in surgery.

KPD has not released any names involved, it is still an active investigation.

We will update you as soon as we learn more.

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