Police investigating after Tennessee player shot in leg

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Tennessee defensive back Brandon Davis. (Photo: UT Athletics)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee defensive back Brandon Davis is recovering after being shot in the leg in an incident being investigated by Knoxville police.  

An incident report says someone alerted a Knoxville police officer at 12:32 a.m. Saturday that Davis had been shot.

The 20-year-old sophomore from New Orleans was being helped by several people and had an apparent gunshot wound in his left upper leg.

Davis told the officer he was inside a bar when he heard a shot and felt pain in his leg. Davis also said he didn’t know who shot him or why. 

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