KCSO: two arrested over alleged paintball gun shooting


KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – The Knox County Sheriff’s Office says the two men they were searching for Wednesday afternoon are in custody.

For a little under an hour Wednesday, KCSO searched for two men they say were shooting a BB or AirSoft gun at random vehicles and people.

Deputies located the suspects after a brief manhunt focused on the area of Bakertown Road and Joe Hinton Road in West Knox County.

Three people suffered minor injuries after being shot, according to KCSO.

The Sheriff’s office described the two suspects as one adult and one juvenile.

WATE 6 On Your Side is working to learn more about this incident and will update as additional details are made available.

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