UPDATE: Victim identified in West Knoxville shooting

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The victim in an overnight shooting in West Knoxville has been idenfitied as Michael Lee Chambers Jr., 28, of Knoxville, Knoxville Police said Monday afternoon.

The shooting occurred around 3 a.m. along Lovell Road on the overpass over Interstate-40. When officers arrived on the scene they discovered a vehicle with a deceased man.

A suspect in the shooting has been interviewed and released. The case file will be presented to the Knox County District Attorney General’s office for review at the conclusion of the investigation, Knoxville Police said in a news release.  

According to the preliminary investigation, the victim had been involved in an earlier altercation with other individuals at another location. 

This is a developing story and we’ll continue to update the details as they become available. 

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