Victim identified in deadly W. Scott Avenue shooting

MONDAY UPDATE: The Knoxville Police Department has identified the man found shot to death last week in a vehicle in Western Heights as Daryl Singleton.

Police say two persons of interest have been arrested on unrelated charges and are being held in jail.

Singleton, 26, was found dead in a Hyundai with Illinois plates on Thursday in the 1200 block of W. Scott Avenue. He is from Ohio but has lived in Knoxville for several years, according to KPD.

Authorities remain interested in talking to anyone with information about the shooting. You can leave tips anonymously.

Call the police department's crime information line at  865-215-7212.

ORIGINAL STORY: The Knoxville Police Department is investigating a shooting that left one man dead on W. Scott Avenue Thursday afternoon.

Officers responded to a shots fired call around 1 p.m. Thursday. They found an adult male inside his car who had been shot dead. 

A news release from KPD said the department would release the name of the victim once his family had been notified.

If you have any information on this shooting, KPD asks you call its crime information line at 865-215-7212.  Callers can remain anonymous. 

 

 

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