KPD searching for suspects after one shot following attempted robbery

One person was shot following an attempted robbery, according to officials with the Knoxville Police Department.
Published: May. 26, 2022 at 8:59 PM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - One person was shot in an overnight shooting in the 1300 block of Old Weisgarber Road around 2 a.m. Thursday morning, according to Knoxville Police Department Spokesperson Scott Erland.

The victim and a witness were riding motorized skateboards when a car pulled up. The occupants of the car got out and shot the victim following a possible attempted robbery, according to Erland.

The suspects had not been identified as of Thursday night, according to Erland.

Erland said the victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening gunshot wounds.

Those with information are asked to contact the East Tennessee Valley Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or online at the organization’s website.

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