2 hurt in East Knoxville apartment complex shooting

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – Two people were sent to the hospital with minor injuries after a shooting at an East Knoxville apartment complex.

The shooting was reported around 7 p.m. at Green Hills Apartments on Riverside Drive. After arriving on the scene, officers said they located a crime scene and two individuals that were struck by gunfire.

Demetrius Lamont Johnson, 19, and Dominique Ligon, 25, were both taken to the University of Tennessee Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the Knoxville Police Department. Johnson and Ligon told police they knew nothing and saw nothing.

Police said no witnesses came forward and they are continuing to investigate the shooting. No other information is available.

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