Police investigating fatal South Knoxville apartment shooting

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – Update (4:35 p.m.): Knoxville Police identifying the victim in a fatal overnight shooting at an apartment complex in South Knoxville.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found 26-year-old Dessie Seaton IV of Detroit, Mich. deceased from multiple gunshot wounds.

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We’re learning about a fatal overnight shooting at an apartment complex in South Knoxville.

Knoxville police responded to the Southland Apartments at 3513 Sevier Avenue just before 1 a.m., for the reported shooting. The victim was found deceased with several gunshot wounds when officers arrived.

An investigation is now underway.

If you have any information, please call the KPD Crime Hotline at 865-215-7212 or email crimestoppers@knoxvilletn.gov. Tipsters can remain anonymous.

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