28 year-old Skyler Pentrancosta of Clinton is suspected of shooting into homes and cars in the 8000 block of Deer Walk Way in Powell on Saturday.
The Knox County Sheriff’s Office received 9-1-1 calls about a man driving a dark gray pickup truck reportedly firing shots into homes and vehicles. When officers arrived they found the suspect armed with a gun in the roadway near the residence. He was asked drop the weapon and ignored police then a deputy fired shots, striking the suspect. No deputies were injured.
Petrancosta remains hospitalized at the UT Medical Center, his condition has not been released.
This incident remains under investigation.