Knox County Sheriff - Sheriff J.J. Jones
Shots Fired at Woman on Westland, No injuries
A woman standing outside her house at 9812 Westland reported a man in a vehicle across the street fired multiple shots at her and her house around 2:15 Tuesday afternoon. The man was taken into custody without incident. He is reportedly a relative of the woman. Details will be released as they become available.
No Injuries in West Knox County Bus Crash
No one was injured during an early-morning bus wreck on Tuesday. Officers with the Knox County Sheriff’s Office responded to the crash just after 7:00 a.m. According to the initial investigation, Bus 925, carrying six students from Hardin Valley Elementary School, was turning left from Everett Road onto Yarnell Road just after 6:45 a.m. A 1996 black Toyota Tacoma was stopped at the stop sign on Yarnell Road at Everett Road, and the driver of the bus became distracted by a passenger in the vehicle. He crossed the double yellow line and struck the Tacoma. No one was injured in the crash.
No Foul Play in Death of Man
Detectives with the Major Crimes Unit of the Knox County Sheriff’s Office do not suspect foul play in the death of a man whose body was discovered Monday night. The 52 year old man was found slumped over the wheel of his truck by a fellow employee at 3100 Northwest Park Drive. He called 911 shortly after 9 p.m. The man’s identity will be released after next of kin have been notified.
Investigation of Body in North Knox Co.
The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of a body found Monday night at 3100 Northwest Park Drive in North Knox County. The call came in at 9:08. Detectives with the Major Crime Unit are on the scene. As soon as details are available, they will be posted on this website.