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KPD Continuing to Seek Wanted Fugitive, Johnathan Davis Jr. 
The Knoxville Police Department is continuing to seek wanted fugitive Johnathan Davis Jr., who is sought on charges of first-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder for a shooting that occurred at the Red Roof Inn at 5334 Central Avenue Pike on October 11, 2020. 

Davis Jr., 20 of Knoxville, Tennessee, is accused of shooting 58-year-old John Townsend as well as a male employee of the Red Roof Inn on the night of October 11, 2020. Townsend was fatally wounded in the shooting while the 51-year-old Red Roof Inn staff member suffered serious injuries. 

At this time, Davis Jr. still remains at large. If anyone sees Davis Jr., they are urged to call 9-1-1. Anyone with information concerning his whereabouts is asked to call either the KPD Crime and Drug Hotline at 865-215-7212 or Investigator Preston Whillock at 865-215-7315. Davis Jr. should be considered armed and dangerous. 
Posted by serland On 17 March, 2021 at 11:52 AM