Man killed in East Knoxville shooting

Man killed in East Knoxville shooting

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Knoxville police officers say they responded to the Boys and Girls Club, 317 McConnell Street, around 7:40 p.m. Friday for a shots fired call. Knoxville police officers say they responded to the Boys and Girls Club, 317 McConnell Street, around 7:40 p.m. Friday for a shots fired call.
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KNOXVILLE (WATE) - A man was found dead Friday evening behind an East Knoxville building after having been shot several times.

Knoxville police officers say they responded to the Boys and Girls Club, 317 McConnell Street, around 7:40 p.m. for a shots fired call.

When they arrived, they found Lawrence Gray, 55, dead behind the building. They say he had been shot several times.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call the Knoxville Police Department at (865) 215-7212. Callers can remain anonymous.

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