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KPD releases photos of suspects accused in alleged shooting incident near UT campus

KPD released photos of three individuals believed to be involved in the incident.
KPD released photos of three individuals believed to be involved in the incident.
KPD released photos of three individuals believed to be involved in the incident.(KPD)
Published: Oct. 17, 2020 at 11:33 AM EDT|Updated: Oct. 23, 2020 at 10:55 AM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Officials with the Knoxville Police Department said they are working to identify three suspects caught on surveillance cameras in connection to an incident at an apartment complex near the University of Tennessee.

According to a release, officers were dispatched to The Standard on reports of possible gunshots being fired at the 700 block of 17th street around 2:50 a.m. on Oct. 17.

Upon arrival, officers conducted a safety sweep but KPD said no gunshot victims were located nor anyone found to be hit by a bullet.

Following an investigation, officers determined there was a large gathering inside of the apartment in question at The Standard. Several altercations occurred overnight, following at least two subjects displaying handguns and possibly firing shots.

Officers discovered several rounds inside of the apartment. KPD said blood was found inside and outside of the building. The Standard management responded to the scene to assess the damage to the complex.

KPD released photos of three individuals believed to be involved in the incident.

Anyone with information concerning any of the three subjects is urged to call the KPD Crime and Drug Hotline at 865-215-7212.

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