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.