KPD Investigating a Street Fight that Turns into a Shooting Sending Two to the Hospital

Knoxville Police investigating shooting during a street fight that leaves two people hospitalized with gunshot wounds.

Police responding to 323 E. Morelia Avenue in reference to a shooting with multiple victims yesterday (Sunday) around 530 p.m. Police say that there was a fight in the street between two people who didn’t know each other, at some point during that fight, a male suspect pulled a gun and shots were fired. The male suspect and a male victim were struck at least one time. The suspect fled the scene on foot before collapsing a short distance away in an alleyway. The suspect and victim were both transported to the UT Medical Center via AMR with serious injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening at this time. All suspects in the shooting incident have been accounted for according to police.

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