Forestal Drive Shooting Investigation Underway
On Saturday, April 13, 2019 at about 8:27pm, KPD Officers responded to a shooting in the 400 block of Forestal Drive in North Knoxville. Upon arrival, they found two victims suffering from gunshot wounds, both victims were transported to the University of Tennessee Medical Center with serious injuries. At approximately 9:27pm, while officers and investigators were processing the original scene, we had multiple shots fired within a very close proximity. More Officers responded in an attempt to locate the suspect in that shooting, but at this time we have been unsuccessful. Multiple Officers are still on scene and circulating the area where the second round of shots were fired. One person has been detained and is being interviewed by investigators in reference to the original shooting. If anyone has any information about either shooting, we ask them to call the KPD Crime Hotline at 865-215-7212, callers can remain anonymous. More information will be released as the investigation continues.