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KPD ID man found dead in South Knoxville apartment after being shot

According to KPD, officers responded at 10:40 p.m. to a report of a burglary in progress. Officers arrived to find a man with at least one gunshot wound.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn — The Knoxville Police Department said a man is dead after a shooting at the 1400-block of Daylily Drive in Montgomery Village Sunday night. 

According to KPD, officers responded at 10:40 p.m. to a report of a burglary in progress. 

Shortly after officers arrived, they found a man with at least one gunshot wound in an apartment.

KPD said the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The fatal victim was identified as Brian Scott Hicks, 33, of Knoxville.

Violent Crimes Unit investigators and Crime Lab personnel responded to the scene to begin the investigation, which remains in the preliminary stages. 

Currently, there are no suspects, KPD said. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the KPD Crime and Drug Hotline at 865-215-7212. You can remain anonymous.