UPDATE: Crimetracker: Victims identified in w. Knoxville club shooting

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Knoxville Police Dept. is searching for the man involved in a early morning shooting at a west Knoxville over the weekend. Two people were shot in their legs and were taken to UT Medical Center with what were described as non-life threatening injuries.

The suspect was described as a black man, 5'10", 160 lbs., with a medium build and dreadlocks. After the shooting, he reportedly got into a dark-colored vehicle and fled the scene.

Witnesses told police several people were taking turns rapping inside La Rumba, 4900 Chambliss Ave., when several people began pushing and shoving. Several minutes later, a group of men were arguing outside when shots were fired.

The victims were identified as Carlos Humberto Porras, 30, and Torie Lavon Brown, 24, both of Knoxville.

The incident is still under investigation.


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