East Knoxville Shooting

By: Nick Bona
By: Nick Bona

Knoxville (WVLT) -- A man was shot early this morning in East Knoxville.

According to the Knoxville police department, officers responded to the call at 4680 Holston Drive at around 6:30 A.M.

When they arrived on scene the victim, Xavier Dontrell Boatwright, had already been taken to Fort Sanders Hospital by a private car.

Police interviewed him at the hospital.

He had been shot in the left leg though doctors said the injuries were non life threatening.

The case is still under investigation.

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