Investigation Into Deadly Domestic Shooting at Linden Avenue Home Underway

Investigation Into Deadly Domestic Shooting at Linden Avenue Home Underway

UPDATE (July 8, 2024, 4 p.m.): Victim Identified from Linden Avenue Shooting

The victim from the fatal domestic shooting that happened early Saturday morning has been identified as Matthew Walker, 32 of Knoxville.

The involved individuals were identified and have been interviewed by Knoxville Police Department Homicide Unit detectives. No charges have been filed at this time.

The investigation remains ongoing. Upon completion of the investigation, the findings will be turned over to the Knox County District Attorney General’s Office for further review and prosecutorial consideration.


An investigation into a deadly domestic shooting is underway after Knoxville Police Department officers responded to a Linden Avenue home early Saturday morning.

At just after 8 a.m. on Saturday, July 6, 2024, KPD officers were dispatched to a home in the 2700 block of Linden Avenue in response to reported shooting with a victim.

Officers arrived on scene, where an adult man had been shot. Responding Knoxville Fire Department personnel attempted life-saving care, but the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Based on the investigation being led by KPD Homicide Unit detectives, it is believed that the victim was engaged in a domestic dispute with family members when he pulled out a gun. The victim was then shot by an individual inside the home, who remained on scene. There were no other injuries reported.

No charges have been filed at this time and the investigation remains ongoing.

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