KPD identifies victim of fatal West Knoxville shooting

The investigation is being led by the KPD Violent Crimes Unit and remains ongoing.
The investigation is being led by the KPD Violent Crimes Unit and remains ongoing.
Published: Aug. 14, 2022 at 9:07 AM EDT|Updated: Aug. 15, 2022 at 4:44 PM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - One man died, and another was injured in a shooting in West Knoxville early Sunday morning, according to the Knoxville Police Department.

Officers responded to the parking lot of Bebo’s Cafe, a hookah bar located at 8111 Gleason Drive, at around 1:50 a.m. to the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, they found two men that had been shot, according to police.

“One male victim was pronounced dead at the scene, while officers provided aid to the second male victim, who was rushed to the hospital and is expected to survive his injuries,” KPD Communications Manager Scott Erland said.

In a later update, KPD officials identified the victim who died as Cedric Isom, 29.

The investigation is being led by the KPD Violent Crimes Unit and remains ongoing.

Those with information are encouraged to contact East Valley Crime Stoppers via phone at 865-215-7165, online or through the P3 Tips mobile app. Tipsters can remain anonymous and be eligible to receive a cash reward.

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