KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — One person is dead after a shooting incident on Wilson Avenue early Sunday morning, according to the Knoxville Police Department.
Knoxville Police said Samuel Whitfield, 38 of Knoxville was injured after a shooting on the 2700 block of Wilson Avenue around 5 a.m.
Whitfield went to the University of Tennessee Medical Center in a personal vehicle. However, he was pronounced dead at the medical center.
KPD said investigators believe a car of undetermined make and model drove past a house on Wilson Avenue and fired multiple shots at it. Violent Crimes Unit investigators have spoken with multiple potential witnesses, but no suspects have been arrested or charged at this time.
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