Safety Notice: Update to Shooting Last Night – Charges to be Filed


The Knoxville Police Department will file multiple charges against a 25-year-old man in connection with a shooting last night in Fort Sanders that left three people injured.

Brandon Middlebrook, one of the victims, will be charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder, one charge of aggravated robbery, and a charge of possessing a firearm in the commission of the felony. His bond was set at $1,015,000. Middlebrook is currently being treated at UT Medical Center.

Middlebrook is accused of shooting two people inside an apartment at Highland Terrace Apartments near 13th Street and Highland Avenue at 8:11 p.m. last night. The two victims suffered multiple gunshot wounds and are being treated at UT Medical Center. One of the victims is a current student.

KPD is still investigating and more charges could be filed. Anyone with information about this incident should contact the department at 865-215-7212.

For additional details, visit KPD’s Facebook page.

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