Man found dead in East Knox County of gunshot wounds

Man found dead in East Knox County of gunshot wounds

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Knoxville police were called just before 8:30 p.m. Saturday to the 3800 block of Bonnie View Avenue. Knoxville police were called just before 8:30 p.m. Saturday to the 3800 block of Bonnie View Avenue.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - An investigation into a report of gunshots fired East Knox County led to the discovery of man shot to death in a car. 

Knoxville police were called just before 8:30 p.m. Saturday to the 3800 block of Bonnie View Avenue. 
 
When officers arrived, they found a gold GMC truck down an embankment. Leslie Guy Byford IV, 36, was found dead in the driver's seat. His body was taken to the UT Forensic Center. 
 
Details about exactly what happened are still unclear. 
 
Investigators responding to the scene are interviewing several possible witnesses to the shooting. 
 
If you have any information on what may have happened, you're asked to call the Knoxville Police Crime/Drug hotline at (865) 215-7212.
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