KPD Investigating Shooting of Two Victims and a Dog

Knoxville Police investigating a shooting with two victims and a dog.

KPD responding to a shots fired call in the 300 block of Avenue B yesterday (Tuesday) night. Officers found two gunshot victims, the male and female victims were transported to UT Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

One person inside of the residence, identified as 40-year-old Terry Taylor, was found in possession of a stolen handgun. Taylor was taken into custody and charged with convicted felon in possession of a handgun and theft.
Police also found a quantity of substance believed to be heroin and various drug paraphernalia.

A small dog was also found inside of the residence that had a gunshot to the neck. Animal Control officers responded to the scene to transport the animal for veterinarian care.

Anyone with information is asked to contact authorities.

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