UT football player questioned as a witness in S. Knoxville shooting

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- University of Tennessee Vol football defensive back Brent Vinson was questioned by Knoxville Police Wednesday as a potential witness to a shooting at a South Knoxville apartment complex Tuesday night, according to Knoxville Police spokesman Darrell DeBusk.

DeBusk says Vinson was being questions only as a witness, and not as a suspect.

Charles Corn, 23, was shot multiple times at the Woodlands Apartments complex on Spruce Ridge Way around 11:45 p.m. Tuesday.

Police say the handgun used in the shooting was left at the scene.

Police are looking for two suspects. One is a white man in his early- to mid-20s who is clean shaven. The second suspect is a clean shaven black man, also in his early- to mid-20s.

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