Police identify two killed in East Knoxville lounge shooting

Local News

UPDATE: The Knoxville Police Department has identified two men shot and killed at a lounge in East Knoxville early Monday. They have been identified as Marquis Nolan, 23, and 25-year-old Jonah Caldwell.

A KPD release said no suspects in custody at this time and KPD Violent Crimes Unit investigators are continuing to pursue all active leads.

Anyone with information relevant to that investigation is urged to call 865-215-7021 or email violentcrimes@knoxvilletn.gov. Tipsters can remain anonymous.


KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – Knoxville Police are investigating after two people were shot and killed early Monday at an East Knoxville lounge.

Officers responded to the Mag Lounge at 2658 E. Magnolia Avenue around 2:45 a.m. Monday for a reported shooting. One male gunshot victim was found in the parking lot and transported to UT Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

A second gunshot victim was pronounced dead after arriving at Fort Sanders Medical Center in a personal vehicle.

An investigation by the KPD Violent Crimes Unit is underway. 2658 E. Magnolia Avenue. Anyone with information relevant to the investigation is urged to call investigators at 865-215-7021 or email violentcrimes@knoxvilletn.gov.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

WATE 6 Storm Weather School

WATE 6 On Your Side Twitter