Aug. 10, 2017, 4:05 p.m.: The Knoxville Police Department has identified the man found lying in a yard in East Knoxville Wednesday night.

Anthony Scott Cash, Jr, 26, was found dead with what investigators said appeared to be a gunshot wound. Several people have been interviewed since the body was discovered on Louise Avenue.

KPD officers responded to the home around 9 p.m. Wednesday after a report of shots fired in the block Cash's body was found.

His body was transported to the Forensics Center where an initial examination was performed. An autopsy to determine the exact cause of death will be performed Friday.


Aug. 10, 2017, 11:51 a.m.: Knoxville Police are looking for a shooting suspect after finding a man's body lying in a yard in East Knoxville.

According to KPD, the victim was found in the yard of a house at 2508 Louise Avenue. Police said the victim did not live at the residence and appeared to die with a gunshot wound.

According to an preliminary investigation Wednesday night, officers responded to a shots fired call a block where the body was discovered. Officers did a canvas search, bur were unable to find any evidence or witnesses to the shooting.

Investigators are still conducting interviews and gathering evidence at the neighborhood and will release more information as the investigation continues.