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Knoxville Police investigating early morning shooting at a hotel on Chapman Highway

10:46 AM, Sep 21, 2012   |    comments
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Police are questioning a witness and one possible suspect following an early morning shooting in south Knoxville Friday.

According to a press release, officers found an unconscious man who had been shot several times when they checked out a shooting call at the Executive Motor Inn on Chapman Highway.  Police say they found the man and a witness trying to help him behind the hotel.

The shooting victim was taken to UT Medical Center to be treated.

Police say witness described seeing several suspects in a red Suburban leave the scene.  Knox County Sheriff's Deputies soon pulled over a vehicle that matched the suspect vehicle description on Chapman Highway near John Sevier.

The KPD Spokesman says a possible suspect was then taken to jail to be questioned.

The witness was also taken to the jail for questioning.

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