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Knoxville Police investigate fatal shooting in Montgomery Village, suspect arrested

WATE 6 On Your Side - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE)  -- Knoxville Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that happened in Montgomery Village late Friday night.

The call came in around midnight.

When officers arrived on the scene they discovered a male victim, later identified as Desmond Dale, lying in the yard deceased from a gunshot wound.

A suspect, identified as Curtis Lane, Jr., was located and arrested a short time later and was charged with one count of first-degree murder.

Investigators were at the scene on Daylily Drive for hours piecing together what happened.

Curtis Lane is expected in court for a preliminary hearing on Monday, September 18.

WATE 6 On Your Side reached out to Knoxville Police to learn more information. They are expected to release details once the investigation has concluded.

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