Man from Michigan identified as East Knoxville shooting victim

The Knoxville Police Department responded to reports of a shooting victim Wednesday night.
Published: Oct. 29, 2020 at 12:08 AM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - The Knoxville Police Department identified a man killed in a shooting late Wednesday night.

The Knoxville Police Department said officers were called to the 2900 block of Hillside Avenue for reports of a shooting victim, later identified as Lemuel Appling of Detroit, Michigan. Police responded to Hillside Avenue and found Appling in the road suffering from at least one gunshot wound.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. As of Thursday afternoon, police had not revealed any possible suspects.

Anyone with any information is asked to call KPD at 865-215-7212.

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