KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — EDITOR’S NOTE: This article has been updated to clarify that the shooting occurred in a parking lot adjacent to Billiards and Brews.
UPDATE Jan. 11, 2021: KPD has identified a suspect in a fatal shooting outside a Knoxville bar.
Authorities are looking for Landon Hank Black, 25, of Knoxville. He is wanted on first-degree murder charges for the death of 30-year-old Brandon Lee.
The shooting happened in a parking lot adjacent to Billiards and Brews.
Black is described as a white male, approximately 6’1” and weighing 200 pounds. He has brown eyes and brown hair.
Anyone with information about Black is urged to call investigators at 865-215-7116. Tips can also be submitted by messaging the official KPD Facebook page (@KnoxvillePD) or by emailing email@example.com.
UPDATE 3 PM MONDAY: The Knoxville Police Department said Monday afternoon the man shot and killed early Sunday in a parking lot near a bar has been identified as Brandon Lee of Knoxville.
Someone shot Lee, 30, at Billiards and Brews on Unicorn Drive. The gunman is still sought.
KPD officers were sent about 2:20 a.m. Sunday to the scene.
"There are no suspects in custody at this time, and Violent Crimes Unit investigators are continuing to pursue all active leads. Anyone with information that is possibly relevant to that investigation is urged to call the KPD Crime and Drug Hotline at 865-215-7212. Tips can be made anonymously," the department states.
PREVIOUS: The Knoxville Police Department is investigating a deadly shooting from early Sunday in a parking lot near a West Knoxville bar.
KPD said officers responded to a shooting at Billiards and Brews on Unicorn Drive around 2:20 a.m.
Police said they found one man shot in a parking lot near the bar. According to KPD, the victim was rushed to UT Medical Center, where he died.
KPD did not say they had any suspects in custody and asks anyone with information relevant to the investigation to call the KPD Crime and Drug Hotline at 865-215-7212.
Knoxville police said Billiards and Brews was cited for violation of the city ordinance pertaining to the Knox County Board of Health’s mandated 10 p.m. curfew last night. KPD said Billiards and Brews has now been cited at least nine times for violation of the curfew.