Quandre Knowles - murder suspect - 6/24/19

A murder warrant has been obtained for Quandre Knowles, 22, in connection to the fatal shooting of Daicori Saunders on Friday night. (Photo: Murfreesboro Police Department)

MURFREESBORO, TN (WSMV) - Police have identified the suspect in a shooting that left a 25-year-old man dead on Friday night.

Police said a murder warrant has been issued for Quandre Knowles, 22, in connection with the shooting death of Daicori Saunders, 25.

According to police, officers were dispatched to the 1400 block of Minor Street around 11:29 p.m. in regards to a disturbance involving a group of people. Police were told one of the individuals, who was reportedly intoxicated, had already left the scene.

That man was later found lying on the ground in the 1300 block of Eagle Street. 

Police said Saunders had been shot multiple times.

Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services, along with the Murfreesboro Fire Resuce Department, tried to treat the victim for his injuries, but were unsuccessful. 

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene by RCEMS. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Murfreesboro Criminal Investigation Division at (615) 893-2717 or Det. Jacob Fountain at (629) 201-5525.

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