Teen injured in Knoxville shooting

(Photo: Knoxville Police Department)
(Photo: Knoxville Police Department)

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – A 16-year-old was shot in Knoxville Wednesday night.

Investigators say the teen was shot inside a home at 2603 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue around 11:55 p.m. She was found suffering from a gunshot wound to her wrist and lower back.

Unknown suspects were shooting in the street, striking the home several times and vehicles parked in the yard.. The report says the teen was in a bedroom when she was shot.

The teen was transported to UT Medical Center for non-threatening injuries.

There were at least 12 people inside the home, however, no one in the home was able to provide information on the suspects. The motive is unknown.

There is no more information at this time.



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