A White nationalist is wanted by Tennessee police for allegedly shooting a cop during a traffic stop.
WBIR reports that Ronnie Lucas Wilson, 31, of Knoxville, shot Knoxville Police Officer Jay Williams in front of a Target store on Thursday night.
Rausch said the officer is not believed to have fired his weapon. Wilson allegedly fired at Officer Williams from his black mid 70s model Chevrolet Nova while it was still in motion then fired several more shots after the auto came to a stop.
At the time he was pulled over, Wilson was driving a black 1970s model Chevrolet Nova with a red stripe on its hood, Rausch said. Wilson is wanted by the Knoxville Police and the TBI to face a charge of attempted first degree murder of a police officer. "If he is going to take a shot at an officer, he won't hesitate to shoot at someone else".
KPD said if Wilson isn't apprehended by Friday morning, they're considering putting out what is known as a Blue Alert.
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Police in Tennessee say a man listed in a database as an Aryan Nations gang member shot an officer and is on the run.
Williams was transported to UT Medical Center to treat a gunshot wound to the shoulder, where he was later released Friday morning.
Photos he posted of himself on his Facebook page show "a large swastika tattoo on his chest and, on his stomach, a Celtic cross with different images in each quadrant and the words "White Pride Worldwide" around the outside", according to Knox News. He was given a three-year prison sentence after he was convicted of aggravated burglary in 2011. So we ask that folks if you see the vehicle, if you know this individual, then do not intervene.
"The gang borrowed its title from the older neo-Nazi group of the same name, though the two are separate groups with few connections", the website reads.