Two shot early a.m. behind C-Eyed Joe’s

An early morning shooting Monday, Aug. 2, in a parking lot behind Cotton Eyed Joe’s nightclub in Farragut, left two individuals in critical but stable condition, according to the latest information at deadline from Knox County Sheriff’s Office.

Communications director Kimberly Glenn stated KCSO responded just after 2:30 a.m. to the 11000 block of Outlet Drive after two people had suffered gunshot wounds.

Major Crimes detectives will lead the investigation, but initial reports indicated the two victims had been shooting at each other when their injuries occurred.

Other suspects are not believed to be involved.

Both victims were transported by AMR Ambulance Service to unspecified treatment facilities and were reportedly critical but stable as of Monday afternoon, Aug. 2.

Cotton Eyed Joe’s is located at 11220 Outlet Drive.

“More details will be forthcoming, including the names of the individuals, as the investigation progresses,” Glenn stated.