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Man Fatally Wounded in Hazen Street Shooting  
Update on Fatal Hazen Street Shooting (September 21, 2021, 11 a.m.) 

The victim from the fatal Hazen Street shooting has been identified as Cholly Harris, 19 of Knoxville, Tennessee. The preliminary investigation shows that Harris and the male suspect had been involved in a dispute and, shortly after, gunfire was exchanged. Harris was struck at least one time and later died at the UT Medical Center. Following the incident, multiple individuals, including several witnesses and the suspect, were detained for questioning. No charges have been filed at this time. Upon the completion of the investigation, the file will be turned over to the Knox County District Attorney’s Office to make a determination regarding prosecution. The investigation continues.


At around 6:09 p.m. on Monday, September 20, 2021, Knoxville Police Department officers responded to a shooting in the 1700 block of Hazen Street. Officers arrived on scene and located an unresponsive male victim who had been shot at least one time. Responding officers and Knoxville Fire Department personnel rendered extensive medical aid on the victim until AMR arrived and transported the victim to the UT Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased. Several individuals, including witnesses, were detained for questioning. The shooting is under active investigation by the KPD Violent Crimes Unit. An update will be provided when it becomes available.   
Posted by serland On 21 September, 2021 at 10:59 AM