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KPD identifies two men killed after shooting at Fountain City bar

The Knoxville Police Department confirmed the four people involved in the shooting were affiliated with two different motorcycle clubs.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The Knoxville Police Department said two people were dead and two were wounded after a shooting at a North Knoxville bar Friday night.

Officials said it happened in Fountain City at around 9:45 p.m., in the parking lot of Hatmaker's Bar and Grill. Two men were pronounced dead when police arrived, while the two others, a 36-year-old man and a 28-year-old man, were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening wounds.

On Monday, KPD identified the two victims who were killed as Knoxville resident Kenneth Burgett, 46, and Harrogate resident Patrick Petty, 30.

Police said there was a fight in the parking lot when shots were fired. According to KPD, those involved in the shooting were part of two motorcycle clubs, the Outlaw Motorcycle Club and the Pagans Motorcycle Club.

KPD said one member of the Outlaws and one member of the Pagans were killed in the shooting. Another member from the Outlaws and another from the Pagans were both wounded and taken to the hospital for non-life-threatening wounds.

Police also said a 30-year-old man with an unknown affiliation arrived at Claiborne Medical Center suffering from at least one non-life-threatening gunshot wound. He had reportedly fled the scene of the shooting and drove to the hospital for medical treatment. He was airlifted to UT Medical Center.

KPD said no suspects are in custody and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the East Tennessee Valley Crime Stoppers by calling 865-215-7165, visiting its website, using the P3 Tips app or texting **TIPS. Tipsters can remain anonymous.

This story will be updated when more information is available.

Two Dead, Two Injured in Shooting at Hatmaker’s Bar & Grill ——- At around 9:45 p.m. on Friday, April 29, 2022,...

Posted by Knoxville Police Department - TN on Friday, April 29, 2022

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