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Victims identified following fatal shooting at Knoxville lounge

Published: Jan. 18, 2021 at 8:27 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 19, 2021 at 1:38 PM EST
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Officials with the Knoxville Police Department said two people are dead following a shooting at a lounge in Knoxville on January 18.

According to KPD, 23-year-old Marquis Nolan and 25-year-old Jonah Caldwell have been identified as the victims killed in the shooting.

KPD officers responded to reports of a shooting at the Mag Lounge on the 2600 block of East Magnolia Avenue around 2:45 a.m. Monday.

According to police, when officers arrived on the scene they discovered a man suffering from gunshot wounds in the parking lot. The victim was transported to the University of Tennessee Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead.

While on the scene, police said they were notified of a second gunshot victim who was shot at the same location that had arrived at the Fort Sanders Medical Center. The second victim was later pronounced dead, police said.

There are currently no suspects in custody. An investigation is underway with KPD’s Violent Crimes Unit and Crime Lab personnel. KPD said investigators are continuing to pursue all leads.

Anyone with information is asked to call investigators at 865-215-7021 or email violentcrimes@knoxvilletn.gov.

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