KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A man was shot in the hands and taken to the hospital late Saturday night, according to the Knoxville Police Department.
Officers working in the Cumberland Ave. area following the Tennessee-Alabama football game heard gunshots just after 11 p.m., according to police.
They found a 65-year-old man who had been shot in the hands in the parking lot of University Liquors at 1919 Cumberland Ave.
He was taken to the UT Medical Center for non-life-threatening injuries, according to officials.
Witnesses told police the people involved in the shooting ran from the scene and possibly blended into the crowd, according to KPD.
Authorities said they do not believe the victim had any connections to or prior interactions with the suspects.
Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to contact East Tennessee Valley Crime Stoppers at 865-215-7165 or online at www.easttnvalleycrimestoppers.org, or contact Violent Crime Unit Investigator Willock directly at 865-215-7315.
This is a developing story. We will continue to update as more comes available.