A LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT is in effect into Wednesday due repeated rainfall. A Flood Watch is in effect for our area until 7 AM Wednesday. Where there are more pauses in the rain, totals will be closer to 2 inches but some will receive at least 4 inches of rainfall total. Creeks and streams run high and areas with poor runoff could face flooding problems. Busy commute hours could face more slowdowns, with fog and standing water on roads as well.
Two men have been shot in East Knoxville on MLK and Holston Avenue around 10:00 this evening.
Crews at the scene tell us one male in his 20's was shot twice in the back and another male around 18 was shot in the shoulder.
Apparently one victim flagged down a Rural Metro ambulance after it happened.
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