OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (October 3, 2023) – On Monday, October 2, 2023, at approximately 12:04
a.m., Oak Ridge police officers responded to a shooting on Andover Circle. Upon arrival, officers
located a male, Gavin West, 21, of Maryville, suffering from a gunshot wound. West succumbed
to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Detectives with the Oak Ridge Police Department responded and began investigating the
homicide. West’s body was taken to the Knox County Regional Forensic Center for an autopsy.
The investigation is ongoing. No other information will be released at this time.