KPD: Two injured in North Knoxville shooting

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - The Knoxville Police Department responded to a shooting involving two victims in North Knoxville in the 400 block of Forestal Drive at 8:27 Saturday night.

KPD said the two victims suffered from gunshot wounds, and were both taken to UT Medical Center with serious injuries.

An hour later at 9:27 p.m., KPD said while officers were processing the first scene, they heard multiple gunshots fired from a close proximity. More officers arrived on scene to locate the shooter, but were unable to find the suspect.

KPD said one person has been detained and is being interviewed by investigators in reference to the first shooting.

If anyone has any information about either shooting, you are encouraged to call the KPD Crime Hotline at 865-215-7212. More details will be released as the investigation continues.