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KPD identifies woman who was shot & killed in Western Heights

Upon arrival, officers said they located a female victim outside of an apartment complex suffering from at least one gunshot wound.
Credit: Knoxville Police Department

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Knoxville Police have identified the woman who was shot and killed in the Western Heights neighborhood on Tuesday.

At around 7:05 a.m. on Tuesday, June 30, officers responded to the 1200 block of Better Tomorrow Drive for an unresponsive female. 

Upon arrival, officers found 24-year-old Katelyn Slivenski outside of an apartment complex suffering from at least one gunshot wound. She was pronounced deceased on the scene.

Violent Crimes Unit investigators responded to the scene to begin their investigation, according to KPD. The body was transported to the Regional Forensic Center for autopsy. 

No arrests have been made.