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KPD looking for shooters after two wounded in road rage incident on I-40

Knoxville police says two people were taken the hospital with gunshot wounds after a road rage incident on I-40 near the Strawberry Plains Pike Friday night.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Knoxville police continue to search for a shooter they said wounded two people in a road rage incident on I-40 in East Knox County last week.

KPD said a driver and passenger in a Volkswagen Jetta reported they were shot following a road rage incident on Friday around 9:30 p.m. near mile marker 399. 

When officers arrived, they found the two victims, a 30-year-old woman and a 33-year-old man, pulled over on the side of the road with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds. The two were taken to a hospital for treatment.

Police say the suspects were described as two men driving a newer model blue Ford Explorer and last seen driving on I-40W near the Strawberry Plains Exit.

If you have any information, police ask you to call 865-215-7212.