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KPD: Gunshot victim found near downtown Knoxville with non-life-threatening wounds

They said the victim was found on Riverside Drive at the Holston Oaks Apartments.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The Knoxville Police Department said a person was found with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds near downtown Knoxville Friday afternoon.

KPD said around 12:50 p.m., the person was found on the 1800 block of Riverside Drive at the Holston Oaks Apartment. The victim was found next to a car suffering from at least one gunshot wound.

KPD said the victim was transported to the UT Medical Center via AMR. They said the wounds were not life-threatening.

KPD said that a preliminary investigation revealed that the victim, who is refusing to cooperate with the investigation or prosecute, was possibly shot by a relative at an undetermined location.

No suspects are in custody and the investigation is ongoing at this time. This story will be updated when more information is available.

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