Crimetracker: Man shot during attempted robbery in East Knoxville

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Police are looking for the person who shot at a man in East Knoxville.

It happened Tuesday around 10:50 PM on S. Chestnut Street at Louise Avenue.

Officers say the young adult told them he was near his home when he got into a car to go to the store.

They say after driving around for a few minutes, the suspect tried to rob the victim by showing he had a gun.

The man says when he got out of the car to run off, the suspect shot him in the upper leg.

Police say they do not a have suspect or suspect vehicle information to release at this time.


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