KPD: Road rage shooting suspect on the run, victim hospitalized after being shot

Aug. 8, 2017: The suspect in a "road rage" shooting that injured one man is still on the run.

KPD is currently investigating a road-rage shooting that happened in East Knoxville.

A driver of a Honda Odyssey van drove in front of a man's pickup truck and then "brake checked" it on Rutledge Pike Tuesday morning, according to KPD's public information officer Darrell DeBusk.

The pickup truck driver has since been identified as 48-year-old Charles Dunaway.

The driver of the van has not been located. He's described as a white male with a thin build, approximately 30 to 40 years old with either a shaved or bald head. 

Investigators said the driver of the van then got out and started shooting at Dunaway, who was in the truck. He was hit once and was taken to UT Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

DeBusk said the victim, Charles Dunaway, was driving alone and the suspect had two kids and another adult passenger in the van with them. He said there is no indication the two drivers knew each other.

KPD said the suspect is still on the run and they are trying to find him. 

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who may know the person involved in this road rage and shooting is asked to call the Knoxville Police Department’s crime information line at 865-215-7212. Callers can remain anonymous.

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