Knoxville Police looking for shooting suspect

Knoxville (WVLT) - Knoxville Police say they need your help looking for a suspect in a shooting.

Just before 7:30 Wednesday evening, police say a 43-year-old man was walking through the Walter P. Taylor Homes neighborhood when someone walked up to him and asked for money.

The victim turned his back on the man, and that's when he was shot in the foot.

He was taken to UT Medical Center.

Police say the suspect is a black man in his early 20's, about five foot nine, and wearing a red or black hoodie.

If you have any information, you're asked to call the crime hotline at 215-7212.