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Posted: Tuesday, January 01, 2019 02:21 PM

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Knoxville Police Looking For "Endangered" Woman Believed To Be In Danger With Man Being Sought In Shooting Of Police Officer Thursday Night

Knoxville police say they are looking for a woman believed to be in danger who is with the man suspected of shooting a police officer Thursday night.

Police are asking for help to find Kristin Denise King, 31, who they say is with shooting suspect Ronnie Lucas Wilson.

Anyone who has information on King's whereabouts is asked to call the Knoxville Police Department's crime information line at (865) 215-7212 or 911. Caller's can remain anonymous.

Wilson is on TBI's Top 10 Most Wanted List and should be considered armed and extremely dangerous. There is a $2,500 reward for information that can lead up to his arrest.

Police say he shot Officer Jay Williams during a traffic stop Thursday night in northeast Knoxville near Target on Washington Pike.

Williams was shot in the shoulder and was released from the hospital Friday morning.