KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — A Knoxville man turned himself in to the police on Sunday after reports of shots being fired in the Old City area.
Police responded to the area of South Central Street and Willow Avenue around 7:40 p.m. on Saturday, April 15 for a reported shooting.
The victim told investigators that she was in a car with her six-year-old child and Walter Hill, 27, who began hitting and threatening her during an argument.
She fled the car with the child in the 100 block of S. Central Street when she heard a gunshot from inside the vehicle. The victim called 911 from inside a nearby business and the suspect fled the scene.
Officers pursued the vehicle after attempting to make a traffic stop at Dutch Valley Rd and Old Broadway before the pursuit was later terminated. Police said Hill turned himself on Sunday.
He is also accused of a hit-and-run at Broadway and Pembroke Ave late Saturday. The hit-and-run victim said he followed the car to a nearby business where a suspect matching Hill’s description threw $300 at him and fled the area when approached.
Charges include attempted second-degree murder, aggravated assault, leaving the scene of an accident, reckless driving and evading arrest.
Editor’s Note: This story has been updated with information.