KNOX COUNTY, Tenn. - An East Tennessee man who was added to the TBI's 'Top 10 Most Wanted' list was captured Saturday morning.
Ronnie Lucas Wilson was captured in Blount County.
Wilson captured in Blount County overnight ! Thank you for everyone’s diligence. pic.twitter.com/ivQFn7AbJY— THPFallBranch (@THPFallBranch) January 13, 2018
Wilson was wanted by the Knoxville Police Department and the TBI to face a charge of Attempted First Degree Murder of a police officer.
According to the TBI, a Knoxville police officer initiated a traffic stop on Wilson's vehicle January 11th.
Officers said Wilson exited the vehicle and began shooting at the officer, then hit him at least one time.
Investigators received a call early early Saturday morning that Wilson was at a vacant home in Maryville.
Ronnie Lucas Wilson captured and female arrested along with him! Transported to the Knox County Jail. Good work Fire Dept. & USMS!🔥👮♀️👨🚒🚔 pic.twitter.com/12UjG2TJP8— THPFallBranch (@THPFallBranch) January 13, 2018
Upon arrival, Wilson attempted to flee the home by jumping out a window.
He was immediately taken into custody by deputies.
For more information on Wilson's arrest, click here.
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