Police investigate two afternoon shootings

Knoxville (WVLT) -- Knoxville police are investigating a pair of Sunday afternoon shootings.

The first happened around 2:50 PM at the Ridgebrook Apartments off Western Avenue.

Investigators said a 25 year old man was shot twice in the left arm and taken by ambulance to UT Medical Center.

His wounds were not considered life threatening.

Minutes later and several blocks away, a man was shot at the intersection of Boyd Street and Baxter Avenue in the Western Heights neighborhood.

Reports from the scene indicate the victim was hit in the back and his condition remains unknown.

Suspects in the shootings have not been located.

There is no word on if they were related.

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