Suspect in Fatal New Year’s Eve Shooting is Arrested and Charged

The man believed to have shot and killed 29 year-old Terrell Kemp on New Year’s eve is in police custody.

Knoxville Police were called to the 2000 block of Country Hill Lane regarding a shooting and were able to identify a suspect, 27 year-old Dtearius Southern.

Southern was arrested yesterday (Tuesday) and charged with First Degree Murder, Possession of a Weapon by a Convicted Felon and Aggravated Domestic Assault.

Southern is currently being held in the Knox County jail.

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