Officer and Suspect Have Minor Injuries After Shooting on Chapman Hwy

An officer and suspect have minor injuries after a shooting Friday morning along Chapman Highway. Officers were serving a warrant at the Executive Inn on Chapman.

Officials say the suspect jumped off a balcony in an attempt to get away. Officers tried to deploy a taser on him but were unsuccessful. Shortly after, shots were fired. It’s unclear who fired the shots. Both the officer and suspect were injured in the hand.

Per policy, the Knox County Sheriff’s Office is handling the investigation.

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