KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Police are investigating after a man was killed during a late-night event on W. Inskip Drive.
The victim has been identified as Nicholas Sheadrick, 20, of Knoxville.
The shooting took place during a party and concert being held at the Osmar Event Center at 108 W. Inskip Drive according to KPD. KPD believes that around 300 people were there when a fight broke out in an interior bathroom, involving Sheadrick and the suspect.
As the fight continued, officers believe the suspect pulled out a firearm and fired at least once, hitting Sheadrick. The suspect then fled the scene.
Members of the Community Engagement Response Team were alerted to the shooting around 1 a.m. on Saturday, October 21. On scene, officers found Sheadrick. He was taken to UT Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead upon his arrival.
The shooting is under investigation by KPD’s Homicide Unit. At this time, a suspect has not been charged or arrested.
Anyone with information on the shooting is urged to contact East Tennessee Valley Crime Stoppers at 865-215-7165.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This story has been updated with additional information.