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KPD: Man dies from his wounds days after being shot in East Knoxville

Police said the man was taken to the UT Medical Center after he was found on the 2800 block of Nichols Avenue.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The Knoxville Police Department said a man who was found with a gunshot wound at a home on the 2800 block of Nichols Avenue last week has died from his wounds.

KPD identified the victim 30-year-old Alonzo Rodgers of Knoxville.

Officers responded to calls about a shooting in the area at around 10:15 p.m. on November 24. They found Rodgers in the area and said he was transported to the University of Tennessee Medical Center, where he later died to his wounds.

According to police, it was reported that an unknown person had shot into the home, hitting Rodgers at least once.

Authorities said they are investigating the incident, but no one has been arrested or charged in the shooting yet. Anyone with information is asked to call the East Tennessee Valley Crimes Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, or submit a tip online at www.easttnvalleycrimestoppers.org or via the mobile P3 Tips app. Tipsters will remain anonymous and be eligible to receive a cash reward.

Last evening at approximately 10:15 pm Knoxville Police responded to the 2800 block of Nichols Ave in regards to a...

Posted by Knoxville Police Department - TN on Thursday, November 25, 2021