1 dead after shooting in East Knoxville

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – One man died after a shooting in East Knoxville Sunday.

Knoxville police responded to the shooting at 1921 East 5th Avenue around 5:17 p.m.

Charles N. Brown, 53, was transported to UT Hospital for life-threatening injuries. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Investigators believe the victim was involved in some sort of interaction with another person before he was shot.

If anyone has information, contact the Knoxville Police Department at 865-215-7212. Callers will be anonymous.

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