KPD: Victim taken to hospital with 'serious injuries' after shooting

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Knoxville Police Department said a victim was transported to the hospital with what appeared to be serious injuries after an afternoon shooting Melstone Road.

Investigators said police were called to the 5500 block of Melstone Road at around 3:58 p.m, for a reported shooting.

When officers arrived, they found a male victim inside a residence with a gunshot wound. He was transported to UT Medical Center with wounds that appeared to be serious.

Investigators are still on the scene as of 6:40 p.m.