UPDATE: Knoxville Police report via Twitter that the suspect wanted for a shooting at the U.S. Post Office on Weisgarber Road is now in custody. 

 


PREVIOUS STORY: U.S. Marshals are searching for a suspect wanted in an officer-involved shooting with marshals at the U.S. Post Office on Weisgarber Road, according to KPD.

Police said a male suspect could be on foot in the area of Millard Beets, Sunflower, Lonas, and Middle Brook. KPD said he is armed and dangerous. He also may be injured.

The suspect has been described as a white, bald male wearing a yellowish green shirt and jeans. Police said residents in the area should shelter in place.

The suspect's vehicle was found abandoned on Kim Watt Road in West Knoxville.

If you see a suspicious person in the area, call 911 immediately. Knoxville Police has also said if you witnessed the shooting, FBI investigators need you to call the Knoxville FBI Office at 865-544-0751.

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