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SWAT Responds After Two People Shot in Knoxville

Date: February 23, 2023
Incident Type: Shooting, SWAT
Location: Knoxville

At approximately 7:59 a.m., Zone 3 officers responded to a five-round Shotspotter alert on Michigan Avenue. 

Upon arrival, they found two victims suffering from gunshot wounds. 

An adult female was shot in the chest and Pittsburgh Bureau of EMS Paramedics transported her to a local hospital in critical but stable condtion. 

The male victim was shot in the leg and transported in stable condtion. 

SWAT responded as a precaution as investigators worked to find the actor. 

The Mobile Crime Unit processed the scene. 

VCU is leading the investigation, which is ongoing. 

There is no one in custody at this time. 

Reporting PIO:
Amanda Mueller