Man Shot, Police Search For Shooter

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- On Thursday evening around 7:30, police responded to a shooting on McSpadden Street at West Woodland Avenue.

Officers found 27 year old Charles Hart inside an apartment in the Western Heights Housing Development.

Hart and the suspect are acquainted and have had previous conflicts. According to the victim and witnesses, the suspect went to the apartment looking for the Hart. Hart stepped outside to speak with the suspect and the two argued briefly. The suspect shot Hart more than once and fled the scene on foot.

Hart was transported to UT Medical Center via ambulance where he was taken into surgery. He is expected to recover.

Information on the suspect has not been released.

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