Early Morning Double Shooting

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Knoxville (WVLT) -- Knoxville police are investigating an early morning shooting on Minnesota Avenue.

Police tell us the shooting happened around 1 AM.

They say two people, a man and woman, were both shot in their arms.

The shooter was able to get away.

The woman was transported to UT Medical Center where she was treated for the wound.

The male victim was taken to UT by a friend at around 9 AM. Police say he had removed the bullet from his arm but was their to receive proper treatment for the wounds.

Police are investigating the accident as a drive by shooting.

If you have any information on the incident please call the Knoxville Police Department crime hot line at 865-215-7212.

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