On Thursday, a Knoxville police officer initiated a traffic stop on Wilson's vehicle.
Ronnie Lucas Wilson, 31, is believed to be the motorist who jumped out of his auto and without warning opened fire multiple times on Officer Jay Williams, who had pulled him over on Washington Pike in Knoxville about 8:30 p.m.
Ronnie Lucas Wilson has made the "Top 10 Most Wanted" list, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.
"What the community should know is that this individual is armed and risky", Knoxville Police Chief David B. Rausch told reporters Thursday night.
One of the bullets hit Wilson in the shoulder.
It's unclear if he was the only person in the vehicle during the attempted traffic stop.
At the time he was pulled over, Wilson was driving a black 1970s model Chevrolet Nova with a red stripe on its hood, Rausch said. Wilson is being sought on an attempted murder warrant.
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KPD said if Wilson isn't apprehended by Friday morning, they're considering putting out what is known as a Blue Alert.
Knoxville Police tweeted shortly before 8am Friday that Williams has been released from the hospital.
Police said Ronnie Lucas Wilson is armed and unsafe.
An East Tennessee man is at large after shooting at a police officer. The alert is created to spread information quickly to other law enforcement agencies in the 29 states that use the system to speed up the capture of violent criminals who seriously hurt or kill local, state or federal law enforcement officers.
According to the Anti-Defamation League's website, that Celtic cross image is the main symbol for the Aryan Nations, described as "the largest white supremacist prison gang in Tennessee". "So when they go out into the exercise yard, they take off their shirt, then it's readily apparent who they belong to, what their rank is in the gang, and then that status that they're looking for".
"The gang borrowed its title from the older neo-Nazi group of the same name, though the two are separate groups with few connections", the website reads.