KPD investigates shot fired near UT campus

KNOXVILLE - The Knoxville 9-1-1 Center received a call reporting a gunshot near the UT campus early Saturday morning, according to KPD Public Information Officer Darrell DeBusk.

The call came in at approximately 1:09 a.m.

The caller said that a single gun shot was fired in the area of Clinch Avenue and 14th Street. A man with a gun was reportedly seen getting into a car and fleeing the area. 

There were no victims, and no damage to property was reported. 

UT sent students and staff an emergency alert overnight about the incident. They lifted the alert just 30 minutes later. 


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