Man identified in overnight shooting at Knoxville bar

Published: Dec. 27, 2020 at 8:52 AM EST|Updated: Dec. 28, 2020 at 2:50 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -A man has been identified as the victim in an overnight shooting at a Knoxville bar on Sunday.

Knoxville police identified the victim as 30-year-old Brandon Lee of Knoxville.

KPD responded to a shooting at Billiards and Brews on the 8000 block of Unicorn Drive around 2:20 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 27.

Upon arrival, officers located Lee in the parking lot suffering from a gunshot wound.

KPD says officers attempted CPR on Lee until an ambulance arrived to bring him to UT Medical Center. Shortly after arriving at the UTMC, Lee was pronounced dead.

KPD’s Violent Crimes Unit is investigating the incident.

Anyone with information relevant to the investigation is urged to call the KPD Crime and Drug Hotline at 865-215-7212. Tips can be made anonymously.

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