Update: Man Dies in East Knoxville Gunfire

By: Gordon Boyd
By: Gordon Boyd

Knoxville (WVLT) - Police need your help catching who shot and killed a young man in an East Knoxville housing project.

We do know the name of the victim.

Officers found 20-year-old Richard Cozart shot several times, when they went into an apartment in the Walter P. Taylor Homes on McConnell Tuesday afternoon.

Paramedics got Cozart to a hospital, but he died there.

Police believe the shooter, or shooters got away in a dark blue or gray Chevy Caprice with tinted windows.

If you have any information, call the KPD Crime Information Line at 215-7212.


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