UPDATE: Crimetracker: Police arrest second suspect in Reed Street shooting

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT)-- A suspect wanted in connection with a July 14 shooting on Reed Street is now behind bars.

Knoxville police, along with the U.S. Marshall's Service found Marcus Stanford, Jr. in a Valley View Apartment on Valley View Drive and arrested him.

Stanford was charged with one count of First Degree Murder and one count of Attempted First Degree Murder.

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In custody, the man police said is responsible for a deadly shoot-out.
Deauntay Tate is facing first degree murder.

It happened around 7:45 on Reed Street on Sunday, in the Western Heights area.

A man told Local 8 News he heard several shots and assisted the victim.

"When I ran outside he was laying on the ground and they were having problems getting him in the car to get him to the hospital," said Caleb Roach. "So I ran out into the road and grabbed him by the ankles and helped them pick him up and put him in the car."

The investigation is ongoing.

Stay with Local 8 News for more information as it becomes available.

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