Knoxville police searching for suspect after Fort Sanders shooting

Courtesy of WATE

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – Knoxville police are searching for a suspect after a man was shot in the Fort Sanders neighborhood Thursday evening.

Police were called to a home on Highland Avenue just before 6 p.m. They say a man was shot in the shoulder and back, but his injuries were not life threatening. He was taken to the hospital by ambulance.

A child was inside the home at the time, but police say the child was not injured.

Officers have not yet located a suspect. No other information has been released.

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