Two injured in overnight shooting in east Knoxville

KPD reponded to a shooting on Martin Luther King Jr. Ave./ Source: MGN
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Knoxville, Tenn (WVLT) -- Knoxville Police Officers were called to shots fired in the area of 2500 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. around 1 a.m. early Thursday morning.

When officers arrived they found a male and female that had been shot with what police say is non-life threatening gunshot wounds.

The male and female victims were both transported to U.T. Medical Center. The KPD Violent Crimes Unit is currently conducting an investigation.

If you have any information, KPD asks that you call the Crime and Drug Hotline at 215-7212. Tips can be left anonymously.