Two Charged with Attempted Murder in July 1st Shooting

A Knoxville man and a 15-year-old teen are in custody for a shooting in July. KPD officers were called to the 3300 block of Divide Street July 1st.

The three victims, all underage, say they were meeting the suspects to make a sale. Investigators say 18-year-old Damarcus Dunaway and the juvenile suspect had a gun and tried to rob the teens which lead to the shooting. Two of teens were sent to the hospital with severe injures. The third had minor abrasions.

Dunaway and the unidentified teen were arrested and charged with three counts each of Attempted Second Degree Murder, Especially Aggravated Robbery and weapons charges.

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