KPD: Man charged after shots fired at car on Alcoa Highway

Update Saturday 4 pm:
KPD announced Saturday afternoon that Matthew Orr, has been charged with aggravated assault after the morning shooting incident.

Original story:
(WBIR-Knoxville) The Knoxville Police Department is investigating shots fired at a moving car on Alcoa Highway near Kingston Pike Saturday morning.

Police said around 8 a.m., two drivers were heading south on Alcoa Highway and then turned around and separated. The victim told police the suspect, who was driving a tan Chevrolet Malibu, fired shots.

Officers took the suspect into custody after tracking down the tan car a short time later on Magnolia Avenue.

KPD says the victim and suspect know each other and the altercation appeared to be a domestic-related issue. Police are interviewing both drivers.


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