|Kingsport Police Department
Dale Phipps, Chief of Police
200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660
|SUBJECT:||Kingsport Police Investigating Fatal Sevier Terrace Shooting Incident|
|DATE:||January 2, 2023|
|On January 2, 2023, shortly after 8:00 PM, Kingsport Police Patrol Officers and Detectives responded to the 500 block of Bellvue Avenue in the Sevier Terrace area of Kingsport in reference to a shooting incident.
As a result of this incident, one adult male is deceased from an apparent gunshot wound. The scene is now secured. This appears to have been an isolated incident, and there is currently no reason to believe there is any further danger to the general public.
The associated investigation by the K.P.D. Criminal Investigations Division is still in its infancy and remains active and ongoing. As such, no additional information, to include decedent identification, is able to be released at this time.
Further details will be shared as they become available, but only at an appropriate point in the investigation.
|Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer
Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit
423-229-9433 (Desk) • 423-343-9749 (FAX)