Knox County Sheriff - Sheriff J.J. Jones
Knox County Sheriff News
Man Shot and Arrested Following Burglary
One man was treated for a gunshot wound and arrested this morning after he broke into a construction site in Powell. Just after 4:00 a.m., the alarm sounded at Lett Construction, 101 West Beaver Creek Drive. The business owner fired rounds over his head as a warning to the suspect, who was shot.
The suspect was treated and released at UT Medical Center and is being held in the Knox County Detention Facility on a child support warrant and a failure to appear warrant on a theft charge. Charges against the suspect for today’s incident are pending. More details will be released as they become available.