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KPD: Drug deal led to shooting

12:11 PM, Nov 12, 2012   |    comments
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Knoxville Police believe a drug deal gone bad led to a shooting that sent one woman to the hospital this weekend.

Investigators say it appears that the shooting victim and two men were meeting the suspect to buy drugs when the dealer robbed the buyers.  At some point, a gun went off and hit the woman.  She was taken to UT Medical Center to be treated for non-life threatening injuries. 

No arrests have been made.

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Knoxville Police are investigating a shoot-out between two cars that left one woman injured.

According to a KPD release, the shooting happened at the Manor View Apartments off Gallaher View Road. When officers arrived on the scene, they said the two cars were already gone.

Officers said they later found a gun shot victim at Henrietta Drive in Northeast Knoxville. She was transported to UT Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

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