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Victim identified in fatal Western Heights shooting

Knoxville Police Department is investigating a homicide after a woman was found dead outside an apartment on Better Tomorrow Drive.
Knoxville Police are investigating a homicide outside Western Heights apartments / Source: (KPD)
Knoxville Police are investigating a homicide outside Western Heights apartments / Source: (KPD)(KPD)
Published: Jun. 30, 2020 at 9:32 AM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Officials with the Knoxville Police Department identified the victim in a fatal shooting in the Western Heights area Tuesday morning.

KPD is investigating the homicide after Katelyn Slivenski, 24, was found dead outside an apartment on Better Tomorrow Drive.

KPD said officers were called to Western Heights apartments just after 7 a.m. Tuesday morning for an unresponsive person. When investigators arrived, they found Slivenski who had suffered from at least one gunshot wound. Officials pronounced Slivenski dead at the scene.

The body was taken to Regional Forensic Center for autopsy.

Investigators said there are no suspects in custody. Investigators are continuing to pursue all active leads according to KPD.

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