Knoxville Police identify victim of fatal Brooks Avenue shooting


KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Knoxville Police Department have identified the victim of a fatal East Knoxville shooting on Thursday.

Police have identified 41-year-old Wayne Humphrey, of Knoxville, as the victim of a fatal shooting in the 2900 block of Brooks Avenue on Thursday, March 18.

Officers responded to the area of the reported shooting just before 6 p.m. Thursday where they found an unresponsive male victim inside of a residence suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

KPD’S Violent Crimes Unit investigators responded to the scene to begin the investigation.

A KPD spokesperson said Friday there are no suspects in custody and the investigation remains ongoing.

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