Teen taken to hospital after shooting in Knoxville

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – A 16-year-old is recovering after being shot Wednesday night.

Investigators say a teenage female was shot inside a home at 2603 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue around midnight.

Police say an unknown number of suspects were shooting in the street, striking the home several times.

The report says the teen was in a bedroom when she was shot.

The teen was transported to UT Medical Center for non-threatening injuries.

No one in the home was able to provide information on the suspects.

The motive of the shooting is unknown.

Copyright WJHL. Al rights reserved 2016.  (WATE contributed to the development of this story) 

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