Police Try to Sort Out Details of East Knoxville Shooting

Knoxville (WVLT) - Knoxville Police are investigating an early morning shooting on the city's east side.

Investigators say an officer was conducting a traffic stop, when a car pulled up beside the cruiser.

The driver told the officer his passenger, Deon Turner, had been shot.

Turner was transported to UT Medical Center, where he is listed in critical condition.

Authorities say, shortly after the shooting, they received a call from a woman, who says she shot an intruder inside her apartment.

She and another person were brought in for questioning.

Investigators say they both gave conflicting stories.

Officers are now waiting for turner to give his side of the story.


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