Shooting in East Knoxville leaves one dead, Knoxville Police Department investigates.

Knoxville, Tenn. (WATE) – A man has died after a shooting in East Knoxville according to the Knoxville Police Department.

Around 11 a.m. Saturday, KPD officers responded to a reported shooting in the 2800 block of Linden Avenue, which is about four blocks from Chilhowee Park. When they arrived, they found a man who had been shot. Police said he was taken to UT Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

At present, there is no suspicious information according to KPD. They say the investigation is in the preliminary stages and is ongoing. Police say additional information will be released as it becomes available.

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Police said anyone with information is urged to contact the East Tennessee Valley Crime Stoppers.

There are several ways to provide anonymous information to Crime Stoppers. You can call 865-215-7165 or **TIPS, and go online to, through the free mobile app, P3 Tips, or to the East Tennessee Valley Crime Stoppers Facebook page. Tipsters can remain anonymous and are eligible to receive a cash reward.