Police identified a victim shot in east Knoxville Sunday morning.

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(WBIR) Police identified a victim shot in east Knoxville Sunday morning.

Officers found Lonnie Flemming, 31, of Knoxville with a gunshot wound in his chest behind a home on Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue.

Flemming was uncooperative with police and did not give any details about the shooting, according to a Knoxville Police Department release. But a witness told KPD that the victim was shot earlier that morning and didn't want help from police or medical personnel.

Crews took Flemming to UT Medical Center for what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries.

Investigators are currently looking into the crime.

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