Man found dead from shooting on Hillside Avenue (Update)


Update: Lemuel Appling, 41, of Detroit, Michigan has been identified as the victim.

A man is dead after the fourth shooting in Knoxville over the last four days, authorities said.

The Knoxville Police Department arrived around 9:45 p.m. Wednesday to the 2900 block of Hillside Avenue and found Lemuel Appling, 41, of Detroit, Michigan, dead from a gunshot, according to a social media post.

Three others were involved in shootings on Sunday and Monday. A Detroit, Michigan man was found dead from a gunshot on Monday at Days Inn on Asheville Highway.

A 12-year-old boy was also shot Monday in the lower leg and taken to the hospital.

Another man was shot Sunday and taken to UT Medical Center in critical condition.

KPD is continuing to investigate.

Courtesy of KPD