KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — The victim of a shooting on Holston Hills Road in East Knoxville on Monday night has been identified, according to Knoxville Police Department spokesperson Scott Erland.

KPD responded to the 3500 block of Holston Hills Road near the Holston River Park around 8:30 p.m. According to Erland, the 9-1-1 caller reported finding an unresponsive man lying on the road.

An update from KPD on Tuesday said the man has been identified as Brandon Smiles, 27, of Warren, Michigan.

Officers arrived at the scene and found Smiles with at least one gunshot wound, Erland said. The man, who has not been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.

KPD said there is no suspect at the time and the investigation is ongoing.

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EDITORS NOTE: This story has been updated with new information.