KPD Asking For Help in Road Rage Shooting on I-40 West

Knoxville Police are asking for help finding the suspect in a road rage shooting last week. It happened on I-40 West near Strawberry Plains Pike Friday night.

Investigators say a 33-year-old man and 30-year-old woman were shot in the incident. Their injuries were described as non-life threatening.

The suspect was driving a newer-model blue Ford Explorer with an out-of-state tag. The plate was white. The suspect had a scruffy beard and long hair.

If you have any information on the shooting you’re asked to reach out to police.


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Knoxville Police are investigating a road rage shooting on the interstate. It happened Friday night on I-40 west near Strawberry Plains Pike.

Two victims in a VW Jetta had pulled off to the side of the road. Both the driver and passenger were shot. They were rushed to UT Medical Center where they’re expected to recover.

Investigators say it appears to be a road rage incident and the suspect and victims didn’t know each other. The suspects were driving a blue Ford Explorer.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call KPD.

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