KPD: Shooting victim found at Dollar General Store

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Knoxville Police Department responded to a reported shooting victim in the parking lot of the Dollar General Store on McCalla Avenue Friday night at around 8:43 p.m.

Police said upon arrival, they found a man who had been shot at least once. Investigators said, based on witness statements, the shooting may have happened in the 3200 block of MLK Jr. Avenue.

The victim had been taken to the store by a friend to meet first responders, and the victim was transported to the University of Tennessee Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries.

Police said a "felony amount" of narcotics were found in a vehicle located where the victim was found.

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