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Friends remember Sunday shooting victim


A man is dead and police are still looking for the suspects following a weekend shooting.

Police ID victim killed in south Knoxville shooting

(WBIR) Knoxville police search for two men involved in a south Knoxville shooting that killed a man Sunday afternoon.

Dispatchers received a report of a shooting near the intersection of Sims Road at Cook Drive just after 3:30 p.m. When officers arrived, they found Paul Shepherd, 40, of Knoxville, who was suffering from more than one gunshot wound. Crews took the Shepherd to the University of Tennessee Medical Center where he died from his injuries.

Police ID man who drowned in South Knoxville quarry

Knoxville police have identified the man who drowned in a South Knoxville quarry on Friday.

Officials recovered Edward Dilbeck's body at about 5 a.m. Saturday, according to a Knoxville Police Department release.

The 50-year-old died after jumping from a 60-to-80 foot cliff into the quarry near Fort Dickerson Friday evening, said Knoxville police. Witnesses said they saw Dilbeck go underwater, resurface, and then go back underwater.

Authorities recovered his body using divers and a submersible robot.

Chapman Highway sees two fatal crashes in 24 hours

ID=9741277(WBIR) Crews have reopened all lanes on Chapman Highway following a fatal crash, according to the Tennessee Department of Transportation.

One dead after Chapman Highway crash

A crash on Chapman highway in South Knoxville Wednesday evening killed one person.

It happened around 5:30 just south of Meridian Road. Police say a truck and SUV were driving opposite directions when one vehicle crossed into oncoming traffic. The SUV driver died.

Emergency crews took the truck driver to UT Medical Center. We do not know the driver's condition at this time.

'Click It or Ticket' campaign kicks off today

'Click It or Ticket' campaign kicks off today

Monday kicked off the start of the national campaign urging drivers and passengers to buckle up.

Officials said they hope "Click It or Ticket" campaign reminds people that wearing a seat belt could mean the difference between life or death.

Many fatal accidents could have been avoided if people were wearing their seat belts. Last year officials said more than 360 fatal crash victims in Tennessee weren't wearing seat belts. So far this year, 128 fatal crash victims were unrestrained.

Knox Co. commission to discuss budget this evening

Knox Co. commission to discuss budget this evening

by Mike Donila, WBIR

The Knox County Commission this week will begin picking through and potentially tweaking Mayor Tim Burchett's proposed budget.

The emphasis, officials say, will be on school spending .