Victim identified in East Knoxville shooting


KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – The Knoxville Police Department identified the victim Wednesday morning is an East Knoxville shooting as Tashawn Forbes, 21.

KPD responded to reports of a shooting in the 3800 block of Selma Avenue just after 8 p.m. Tuesday. Forbes was found dead at the scene upon arrival.

After canvassing the area, officers located shell casings in the roadway, suggesting it was a drive-by shooting.

There are currently no suspects in custody.

A homicide investigation is underway by the KPD Violent Crimes Unit. This is a developing story and we’ll continue to update the details as they become available.


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