A Rural King employee is dead after Halls shooting.
The Knox County Sheriff’s Office said the suspect was trying to shoplift ammo and other items when he was approached by employees.
KCSO said the 23-year-old male employee and the suspect got into a scuffle behind the business when the suspect shot the employee.
Sheriff Tom Spangler is asking nearby businesses and homeowners to take safety precautions and stay vigilant.
The suspect is described as a man in his late teens or early twenties, with dark hair, approximately 5’8 – 5’10, 145-165 pounds, wearing a light gray hoodie with am emblem on the front, dark gray sweatpants or light gray shorts, and may have a toboggan on. He was also carrying a blue backpack.
KCSO says if you see him, call 9 1 1 do not approach him. … MORE
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