Two identified in west Knox County shooting

Major Crime Detectives are investigating after two people were found with gun shot wounds in west Knox County.
11000 Block of Outlet Drive in Knoxville
11000 Block of Outlet Drive in Knoxville(WVLT)
Published: Aug. 2, 2021 at 3:04 PM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Two people were found with gunshot wounds in west Knox County, prompting the Knox County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit to respond to the 11000 block of Outlet Drive early Monday morning.

The two involved were identified by Knox County Sheriff’s Office officials as Shawn Baker, 27, and Wesley Farmer, 37. Both individuals were transported to a local hospital for treatment, according to officials.

Major Crimes Detectives are leading the investigation and have concluded that both parties shot at each other.

No suspects are outstanding, officials stated.

Both remain hospitalized, according to officials.

This investigation is ongoing.

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