Knoxville police investigated a reported shooting Saturday afternoon.
At 2:40 p.m. officers responded to 1542 Texas Avenue in Northwest Knoxville.
A preliminary investigation found the male victim and suspect were involved in an argument that escalated into a physical altercation. During the altercation, the suspect pulled out a handgun and fired once. The suspect then fled the scene before police arrived.
The victim suffered a non-life threatening injury to his ear and was taken to U.T. Medical Center in an ambulance.
Neither the victim nor the suspect are being identified at this time.