Man fatally shot in East Knoxville identified

Update: Monday, Dec. 9

Knoxville police have identified the victim killed in a shooting Friday night.

Police say they found 55-year-old Lawrence Gray dead on McConnell Street, just behind the Boys and Girls Club in East Knoxville.

They were responding to a shots fired call when they found him. Police say Gray had been shot more than once.

If you have any information, they ask you call the crime information line at (865) 215-7212.

Original story: Friday, Dec. 6

A shooting Friday night killed one person in East Knoxville.

It happened at 7:40 on McConnell Street, behind the Boys and Girls Club. Police say they responded to a shots fired call and found a deceased man in his 50s.

The investigation is ongoing.


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