KPD Searching for a Murder Suspect

The Knoxville Police Department is looking for a murder suspect.

Investigators have obtained warrants for the arrest of 19 year-old Johnathan Davis of Knoxville for the first degree murder and attempted second degree murder stemming from the shooting that occurred October 11 at the Red Roof Inn located on Central Avenue Pike.

The shooting resulted in the death of 58-year-old John Townsend of Knoxville, Tennessee, while a second male victim, who is an employee of the Red Roof Inn, was critically injured. The second victim remains in critical condition.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

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