Murder Suspect in Custody Accused of Shooting Girlfriend Overnight

A Knoxville man is in custody accused of shooting and killing his girlfriend. Officials say 22-year-old Caelan Greenfield called 9-1-1 to report he shot his girlfriend Friday morning.

Officers responded to the 7900 block of Gleason Drive around 12:30 a.m. Greenfield had left the scene and the 21-year-old woman was found dead in her vehicle. Officials say Greenfield returned in his car but fled. After a short pursuit, he was taken into custody.

Investigators say Greenfield and the victim had been in an argument. He’s charged with First-Degree Murder and Evading Arrest. He was booked on a $250,000 bond.

The identity of the victim is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

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