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Knoxville shooting suspect captured by US Marshals, officers

The Knoxville Police Department said a suspect was captured in connection to a deadly Tuesday shooting.
The Knoxville Police Department said a suspect was captured in connection to a deadly Tuesday...
The Knoxville Police Department said a suspect was captured in connection to a deadly Tuesday shooting.(KPD)
Published: Jan. 13, 2021 at 3:30 PM EST
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - The Knoxville Police Department said a suspect was captured in connection to a deadly Tuesday shooting.

Police said 48-year-old Rodney Harris, of Knoxville, was arrested at a residence on Connecticut Avenue Wednesday around noon after being tracked by officers and members of the U.S. Marshals Smoky Mountains Fugitive Task Force.

Harris was arrested for first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and aggravated assault after a man was shot and taken to the Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center Tuesday.

The victim, 64-year-old Ronnie Turner, was pronounced dead shortly after he arrived at the hospital.

KPD said the investigation is ongoing.

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