KPD identifies victim in overnight shooting

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Knoxville police said a man was found dead after an overnight shooting Friday.

Knoxville police are investigating a deadly overnight shooting at Southland Square Apartments. / Source: (WVLT)

KPD identified the victim as 26-year-old Dessie Seaton IV.

Investigators say the fatal shooting happened just before 1 a.m. at the Southland Square Apartments at 3513 Sevier Avenue.

Police said Seaton was dead when officers arrived on the scene and suffered from multiple gunshot wounds.

KPD is working to learn more information on possible suspects. Officials said they will follow any possible leads.

If anyone has any information or may have seen anything, they are encouraged to call the Knoxville Police Department Crime and Drug Hotline at 865- 215-7212.

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