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Murder Victim Identified as Mario McKnight

10/30/2013

October 30, 2013         

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The man fatally wounded Wednesday night in the vicinity of 12th Avenue South and Argyle Avenue is identified as Mario D. McKnight, 35.
         
McKnight died inside a van owned by a local dry cleaning company.  An employee of the company drove the van into the area Wednesday night.  Some type of altercation took place in the area of 12th Avenue South and Argyle.  McKnight wound up in the rear of the van and gunfire erupted.  The employee accelerated away and pulled into a parking lot at 12th Avenue South & Edgehill from where police were called.
          
West Precinct detectives continue to pursue leads in the case.

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Mario D. McKnight