Crimetracker: KPD: Victim had 8 beers prior to shooting

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Knoxville Police Dept. has released descriptions of the two men involved in an overnight shooting outside a north Knoxville bar early Saturday morning. According to police reports, officers found the victim shortly after midnight near Toot's Little Honkey Tonk.

The victim, who has not been identified, reportedly admitted to having eight beers in the bar before the confrontation with the two men outside. The victim was shot multiple times and has been taken to UT Medical Center with what were described as non-life-threatening injuries.

One suspect was described as 6'1" white man with a brown mustache and goatee, between 38 and 40 years old and weighing 185 lbs. He was wearing a dark doo-rag, a dark shirt, and jeans tuched into biker style boots. The other man was in his mid-thirties, white, around 185 lbs with a brown ponytail, a mustache, and few days of beard-growth.

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