KPD: shooting reported near Knoxville Center Mall happened elsewhere

The Knoxville Police Department is continuing to investigate a report of a shooting in a parking lot near the Knoxville Center Mall.

UPDATE (Thursday, 9:10 p.m.) --

KPD investigators have determined the Wednesday night shooting reported near Knoxville Center Drive actually happened elsewhere in Knox County. 

In the original report, shooting victim Hugo Miguel told investigators that he was shot as he left the Gold's Gym on the 2900 block of Knoxville Drive. However, a crime scene was never located, no reports of gunfire were filed, and no witnesses came forward. 

Miguel was taken to the University of Tennessee Medical Center for treatment to non-life-threatening injuries.

The shooting is now being investigated by the Knox county Sheriff's Office. 

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