Man shot in leg in South Knoxville shooting

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – One person was shot during a shooting early Thursday morning in South Knoxville.

The Knoxville Police Department responded to the call at 1:25 a.m at 1415 E. Moody Avenue. Witnesses heard yelling and gunshots at Southmont Apartments. Police saw shell casings and damaged windows, however, no suspects were found. 

Investigators received a call at 3:14 a.m. for a gunshot victim. A male had a gunshot wound on his leg. However, the victim did not want medical treatment. Police say his injury is non-life threatening.

Police believe the suspect is “a large male in dark clothing.”

To contact the Knoxville Police Department with information, call 865-215-7212.

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