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KPD ID East Knoxville fatal shooting victim

Police said that the man was found inside a home on Brooks Avenue with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The Knoxville Police Department has identified the victim in a fatal shooting reported in East Knoxville Thursday evening.

Police said the victim was found inside a home at 2908 Brooks Avenue. KPD said he was found unresponsive with a gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The fatal victim was identified as Wayne Humphrey, 41, of Knoxville, police said.

Based on a preliminary investigation, Humphrey was shot following some sort of dispute. 

The suspect then fled the scene following the shooting, KPD said.

According to a release, officers responded to the shooting at around 5:42 p.m. on Thursday.

No suspects were in custody as of Friday and the shooting is still under investigation.

This story will be updated when more information is available.