KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — One man has died and an investigation is underway after Knoxville Police officers responded to a shooting victim at the University of Tennessee Medical Center on October 4.
KPD stated in a news release shared on October 5 that the victim, identified as 47-year-old Dorian Steeley of Knoxville, was taken to the hospital in a personal vehicle. Steeley had been shot at least one time and was pronounced dead at UTMC.
The crime scene is located at a home in the 1300 block of Stair Avenue, according to the news release.
“No suspect information is available at this time and the investigation remains in the early stages,” wrote KPD.
Detectives are investigating a “potential drug-related motive” and police there were multiple potential witnesses to the shooting according to a release.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the East Tennessee Valley Crime Stoppers at 865-215-7165. Tipsters can remain anonymous and be eligible to receive a cash reward.
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.