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KPD: 1 dead after shooting outside apartment complex, 2 sought for questioning

The Knoxville Police Department said 25-year-old Artimeyo Folks was shot outside of the Western Heights apartment complex on Saturday, March 11.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — An investigation is underway after a person was found shot outside of the Western Heights apartment complex early Saturday afternoon, according to the Knoxville Police Department. 

At around 1 p.m., officers responded to the 1600 block of Reed Street. Upon arrival, officers found 25-year-old Artimeyo Folks suffering from at least one gunshot wound, laying on the ground outside of the complex, KPD said. 

According to officials, Folks was pronounced dead after being transported to UT Medical Center. 

KPD said 26-year-old Ronald Rogers and 28-year-old Carissa Rogers are sought for questioning. 

Anyone with information that could help the investigation is urged to contact East Tennessee Valley Crime Stoppers at 865-215-7165 or online at www.easttnvalleycrimestoppers.org. 

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