(WBIR) The Knox County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man who was once convicted of murder and now is a suspect in a recent stabbing at a Kingston Pike store.
KCSO said Elijah Jackson, 33, stabbed a customer during an altercation in the parking lot of the Farragut Market on August 16. Authorities said back in 2002, he was convicted of first degree murder, aggravated assault and reckless endangerment.
According to the incident report, the victim said Jackson appear intoxicated and made obscene comments to him. The victim tried to walk away when Jackson punched him in the back of his head. The two then exchanged punches.
Jackson then went to his car, grabbed a knife, and stabbed the victim once in the leg.
The store clerk came outside armed with a pistol and ordered Jackson to back away. Jackson got in his car and fled the scene.
The clerk tried to shoot out Jackson's tires as he drove away.
KCSO said there is an aggravated assault warrant and a violation of probation warrant against him stemming from the stabbing incident.
Jackson is 6 feet tall, 175 pounds, black hair with braids, and brown eyes. His address is listed as Concord Woods Drive.
Anyone with information is asked to call KCSO at 865-215-2243 or call 911.