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Police identify victim in fatal East Knoxville shooting

The Violent Crimes Unit responded to the scene to begin an investigation, which is ongoing, KPD officials said.
Published: May. 17, 2021 at 3:05 PM EDT|Updated: May. 18, 2021 at 11:51 AM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Officials with The Knoxville Police Department identified the victim of a fatal shooting in East Knoxville Monday.

According to KPD, the victim has been identified as Muhammad Allen, 41.

Police said they responded to shots fired on the 2700 block of Louise Avenue Monday afternoon. Upon arrival, officers say they found Allen in his vehicle suffering from at least one gunshot wound.

Allen was pronounced dead on the scene, according to officials.

The Violent Crimes Unit responded to the scene to begin an investigation, which is ongoing, KPD officials said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the East Tennessee Valley Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

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