Officers responded to Washington Avenue near Mitchell Street where a gunshot victim was found inside of an SUV. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim was identified as a 17-year-old male by KPD, but his name was not released as he is a juvenile.
Three other people were in the car, including Isaiah Harris, 22, who was taken into custody for violating probation. None of the the other three people in the car were injured in the shooting.
The investigation found that the shooting occurred on Washington Avenue near Winona Street, and shots were fired from an “unknown suspect vehicle.” According to a KPD release, the suspects fled the scene in an unknown vehicle.
Violent Crime Unit investigators interviewed multiple witnesses who were located at the scene.
Police say that no suspects have been identified or arrested. The investigation is still ongoing.
There are multiple ways you can provide anonymous information to Crime Stoppers. You can call 865-215-7165 or **TIPS, and go online at www.easttnvalleycrimestoppers.org, via the free mobile app, P3 Tips, or on the East Tennessee Valley Crime Stoppers Facebook page. Tipsters can remain anonymous and are eligible to receive a cash reward.
The investigation remains ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to contact East Tennessee Valley Crime Stoppers.