Shooting near U.T. sends 3 to hospital

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A shooting near U.T.'s campus sent at least three people to the hospital.

The University sent out a student alert saying, "UT Alert! Person with a firearm reported at 13th and Highland Ave. Take precautions if you are near this area. Police are investigating."

Emergency crews responded to Highland Terrace Apartments near 13th and Highland which is also close to a dormitory.

Several businesses along the strip locked their doors as a precaution, including Jason's Deli.

No arrests have been made but a spokesperson for KPD says this is not a random act and the public is not in any danger.

Local 8 News has multiple crews on scene and will continue to update this story with the latest information.


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