Aryan Nations Gang Member on the Run After Shooting Tennessee Police Officer

A manhunt is on for Aryan Nations gang member Ronnie Lucas Wilson

A manhunt is on for Aryan Nations gang member Ronnie Lucas Wilson

Officer Williams was transported to UT Medical Center to treat a gunshot wound to the shoulder, where he was later released Friday morning. Wilson is being sought on an attempted murder warrant.

Rausch said the officer is not believed to have fired his weapon. Officials said Wilson got out of the auto and began shooting at the officer, striking him at least once.

A manhunt is on for Aryan Nations gang member Ronnie Lucas Wilson.

. 31-year-old Ronnie Lucas Wilson repeatedly shot at Knoxville police officer Jay Williams on Thursday night.

Deputies and officers from Knoxville and Knox County were in full force Friday afternoon after an officer-involved shooting sent one officer to the hospital Thursday night.

Investigators recovered the suspect's vehicle early Friday.

Just after 8:30 p.m., on Washington Pike in front of a Target department store in Northeast Knoxville, Williams tried to conduct a traffic stop on Wilson for speeding, Rausch said.

Officer David Williams is out of the hospital after being shot
Officer David Williams is out of the hospital after being shot

Ronnie Lucas Wilson was added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's Top 10 Most Wanted list Friday morning.

A man listed in a database as an Aryan Nations gang member shot an officer and is on the run, police in Tennessee said. His Facebook pictures show he has a tattoo of a swastika and another which bears the words "White Pride Worldwide".

"If you see this vehicle, if you know this individual, do not try to intervene", Rausch said.

Let law enforcement handle this, ' Chief Rausch said, according to WKYC.

The Aryan Nations is the largest white supremacist prison gang in Tennessee, according to the Anti-Defamation League. "If he is going to take a shot at an officer, he's not going to hesitate to shoot at anyone else". He was given a three-year prison sentence after he was convicted of aggravated burglary in 2011.

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