‘Armed, dangerous’ man on TBI Most Wanted List captured in Mississippi


UPDATE: The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation confirmed Friday morning that Wilson was captured in Corinth, Mississippi.

PARIS, Tenn. (WKRN) — A 24-year-old man wanted on an attempted murder charge in Henry County has been named one of Tennessee’s most wanted suspects.

Rodney Wilson was added Thursday morning to the TBI’s Most Wanted List. The Paris Police Department and the TBI are searching for Wilson on charges including attempted second-degree murder, three counts of reckless endangerment and unlawful possession of a weapon.

Rodney Wilson
Rodney Wilson (Courtesy: Tennessee Bureau of Investigation)

No other details have been released about the charges against Wilson.

The TBI said Wilson, who should be considered armed and dangerous, is believed to be traveling in a 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer with Tennessee tag, 833TFV.

The agency added that he is believed to be in the company of Shelby Potts, who is wanted by Paris police on a related charge of Accessory After the Fact.

Shelby Potts (Photo: Tennessee Bureau of Investigation)

They believe Potts and Wilson are in the Corinth, Mississippi area in a white Chevy Trailblazer.

A $2,500 reward is being offered for information leading to Wilson’s arrest. Anyone with information is urged to call 1-800-TBI-FIND.

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