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KPD: 19-year-old dead after shooting on Hazen Street

KPD officers responded to the scene of a shooting at the 1700 block of Hazen Street on Monday around 6:09 p.m.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Cholly Harris, 19, of Knoxville was killed after being shot, according to the Knoxville Police Department. 

KPD officers responded to reports of a shooting at the 1700 block of Hazen Street around 6:09 p.m. on Monday. Officers found Harris an unresponsive with  at least one gunshot wound, KPD said. 

Harris later died at the University of Tennessee Medical Center, according to KPD.

Preliminary investigation shows that Harris and a male suspect had been involved in a dispute and gunfire was exchange shortly after, KPD said. 

KPD reported that several people, including witness, have been taken in for questioning. 

The investigation is ongoing and will be turned over to the Knox County Districts Attorney's Office to make a determination regarding prosecution, according to KPD.