Teen shot in foot after church youth event

9:54 AM, Mar 5, 2013   |    comments
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Police are continuing to investigate how a teen was shot in the foot after a church youth event Monday night.

According to a press release from the Knoxville Police Department, a verbal argument turned into a fight in the parking lot of 2650 Boyds Bridge Pike after a Young Life event.

The police responded to the disturbance just before 9:00 p.m.  When they arrived, they found a male teen had been shot in the foot.

The shooting victim was taken to Children's Hospital by ambulance.  His injury was non life-threatening.

Police say witnesses told them several shots were fired with one hitting the teen.

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