Kingsport police investigating shooting near New Beason Well Road

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KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) — Kingsport police are investigating a shooting Thursday night.

According to the Kingsport Police Department, officers were on the scene of an unrelated incident near the intersection of East Stone Drive and New Beason Well Road around 7:30 p.m. when a man with at least one gunshot wound approached officers.

A KPD officer on scene said officers were on a traffic stop following a car crash when the man approached in a pickup truck and said he had been shot at Beason Well Apartments nearby.

The man was taken to Holston Valley Medical Center and then flown to Johnson City Medical Center according to police.

Police say the man was injured in his chest area.

The shooting remains under investigation and no other information has been released.

This is a developing story. Look for updates on WJHL.com.

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