KPD investigating early morning shooting

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Knoxville police are looking for a suspect after a man was found shot in East Knoxville.

It happened around 3:45 Thursday morning on Martin Luther King Junior Avenue.

Authorities say the victim, 33-year-old Christopher A. Smith from Knoxville, was shot in both legs. He was taken to UT Medical Center. His condition has not been released.

Police say Smith refused to provide information about the incident. In fact, they added he began cursing officers as they tried to get information on the suspects.

Evidence has been collected and is being investigated.


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