The officer attempted a traffic stop on a Ford Explorer on Kingston Pike around 2:30 am. KCSO says the vehicle failed to stop for the officer and almost immediately shots were fired at the officer.
Officers began to chase the vehicle. The pursuit continued through Knox, Sevier, Jefferson and Hamblen Counties.
55 year-old Danny Kevin Chavis and 38 year-old Paige Nicole Nicholson were taken into custody.
The investigation is ongoing.