KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — The Oak Ridge Police Department is investigating after a man was fatally shot on Andover Circle overnight.
On Monday, Oct. 2, 2023, at 12:04 a.m., Oak Ridge police officers responded to a shooting on Andover Circle. Officers found a man, identified as Gavin West, 21, of Maryville, on scene suffering from a gunshot wound. According to ORPD, West “succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.”
Detectives with the ORPD are investigating the shooting as a homicide. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call ORPD at (865) 425-4399. Crime tips can also be submitted online at oakridgetn.gov/oak-ridge-police-department.
West’s body has been taken to the Knox County Regional Forensic Center for an autopsy.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This story has been updated.