LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT: A Flash Flood Watch is in effect Saturday morning through Sunday morning at 8AM for the Valley, Smokies, and NE TN, including Knoxville. Heavy rainfall at times on Saturday, plus run-off from the mountains, can lead to flooding issues. TADD - turn around, don't drown. Assume high water on a road is not passable.
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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