A Knox County deputy who was briefly hospitalized following an officer-involved shooting that occurred Friday has been released.
Knox County Sheriff’s Deputy Harold Gibson was injured in a shooting on Friday, March 1. Gibson was at treated a local hospital for his injuries and later released.
The suspect, 38-year-old Paul Robert Maples of Knoxville, was arrested Friday after trying to ram a KCSO deputy with a car as the deputy was attempting to arrest him on felony warrants at the Kroger on Cedar Bluff Road and Kingston Pike.
Maples is facing two charges of aggravated robbery, along with one charge of robbery and violation of probation, and other previous charges, according to arrest records. He is being held in the Roger D. Wilson Detention Facility.
Tasha Corn, 33, who was in Maples’ vehicle at the time of the incident, was also treated and released from a local hospital. She was arrested on a previous warrant for driving on a suspended license.
This is a developing story and we’ll continue to update the details as they become available.