KPD e-News Release: Kingsport Detectives Investigating Overnight Shooting Incident

Kingsport Police Department

Dale Phipps, Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

SUBJECT: Kingsport Detectives Investigating Overnight Shooting Incident
DATE: June 18, 2021
CASE #: 21-012504
On June 18, 2021 at approximately 2:20 AM, multiple Kingsport Police Patrol Officers and Detectives responded to a shooting incident in the 800 and 900 blocks of Dale Street in Kingsport.

The subsequent investigation revealed that at least four residences and three vehicles had been struck by gunfire. No injuries were reported.

Witnesses stated that the unidentified suspect(s) fired multiple shots from a passing vehicle that was described as a white sport utility vehicle with black trim and a spare tire on the back.

This remains an open and active investigation by the K.P.D. Criminal Investigations Division. Anyone who has any information to assist with this investigation, locate the described vehicle, or identify the suspect(s) responsible is asked to contact Detectives at 423-229-9429 or call Kingsport Central Dispatch at 423-246-9111.

Alternatively, if an individual who is able to supply information related to this or any other case wishes not to be identified, tips can be submitted anonymously via online “Citizen Feedback” forms available at the following link:

Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

423-229-9433 (Desk) • 423-343-9749 (FAX)


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