KCSO: West Knoxville Waffle House shooting suspect armed and dangerous

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a violent incident at the Waffle House on Cedar Bluff.

Authorities arrived at the scene around 3:30 a.m. Saturday morning where they found one person shot and another stabbed.

Both victims were transported to hospitals.

A suspect remains at large. He is described as a black male in his mid twenties with a dark complexion.

He is  5’9” and approximately 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, and possibly a red and white shirt. He fled in a dark SUV.

He is believed to be armed with a black semi-automatic handgun and should be considered dangerous.

No information about their conditions has been released. The circumstances leading up to the incident remain unclear.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at (865) 215-2243.

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