Police Search for Shooting Suspect

Knoxville (WVLT) - Knoxville Police are searching for a man, wanted in connection with an early morning shooting.

Officers say about 7:45 Monday morning, they found a man shot in the leg at an apartment complex on West Parkway.

Investigators say a fight between a group of people in the parking lot led to the shooting.

The victim was taken to UT Medical Center with a non-life threatening injury.

The suspect is a black man, who police say fled the scene a dark purple Mazda 929, police located the vehicle in the parking lot of Steeplechase Apartments.

Investigators say the suspect is armed with a shotgun and wearing a white t-shirt and blue shorts.

If you have any information, you're asked to call KPD at 215-7212.


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