Teen Arrested in West Knoxville Shooting

A teen is arrested for a morning West Knoxville Shooting.

KPD responded to a shooting around 1 a.m. at the Forest Park Apartments. The two victims, a 19-year-old female and 23-year-old male, said they had just arrived home when they were confronted by the suspect, who fired multiple shots at their vehicle. The victims were not struck by the gunfire and fled the scene.

Police found the 17 year-old suspect who was in possession of a 9mm handgun. He was taken into custody without incident. Juvenile petitions for Attempted 1st Degree Murder and Prohibited Handgun Possession were placed on file.

The Violent Crimes Unit is continuing its investigation.

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