Police have released the names of two victims involved in an East Knoxville shooting.
According to a release from KPD Jamar Gilmore, 27, and Jamika Cannon, 28, came into contact with two suspects on Selma Avenue, Saturday just after 11 p.m.
One of those suspects has been identified as Dewayne Wells Jr., 20, of Knoxville.
The suspects began shooting at them from inside their Jeep vehicle.
Gilmore exited the vehicle after being shot. Cannon fled the scene in the vehicle and was stopped by officers on Rutledge Pike. She suffered a gunsnot wound and was transported to UT Medical Center for treatment.
Gilmore is also being treated for his injuries at UT Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries.
After fleeing the shooting Wells forced a male at gunpoint back into his car and ordered him to take them to another location. After reaching their location he pointed the gun at the victim and pulled the trigger but the gun did not discharge. A struggle ensued and the victim was able to flee on foot. Wells fled the scene in the victims vehicle. After a short pursuit Wells crashed the car and fled on foot.
Wells has been charged with carjacking, attempted 1st degree murder, Aggravated Kidnapping, Use of a Firearm During a Felony, Fleeing along with several additional driving-related charges. Additional charges are expected as the investigation continues.
Investigators are currently working to positively identify and locate the second suspect.
Police are investigating an overnight shooting in East Knoxville.
It happened at the intersection of Selma Avenue and Skyline Drive just after 11 p.m. Friday.
Officers found a man with several gunshot wounds to his head and neck lying face down. Police are still sorting out details, but witnesses told them the victim and his girlfriend were in a Jeep Cherokee when the shooting happened. The victim ran from the vehicle before collapsing.
The girlfriend was later found driving that jeep on Rutledge pike. Police say she also had several gunshot wounds.
Both the man and woman were taken to UT Medical Center.
Police have not released their names.
There was no word on their conditions as of Saturday morning.